2019-02-17: 1973 Topps Braves Team Card 521 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Hey dude! You. In the back. On the right. …

2019-02-16: 1978 Topps Jerry Royster 187 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ For a lot of collector’s, a gum stain on the …

2019-02-15: 2004 Topps Zach Miner 326 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ I’m racking my brain trying to figure out why I …

2019-02-15: Here’s a card Hawks fans can get behind.

2019-02-15: The only MLS card in my collection.

2019-02-15: Braves pitchers and catchers are reporting for the start of Spring Training and I’d like to …

2019-02-14: A few relics I picked up in the same group breaks. That Acuña relic is just awful. I really, really …

2019-02-14: 2019 Topps Series 1 Ronald Acuña Cards I got these in a Crackin Wax group break. Well, 2 group …

2019-02-14: 1958 Topps Braves’ Fence Busters - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ I wonder how a card like this comes to …

2019-02-13: 1972 Topps Ron Reed 787 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Not only did Ron Reed win a World Series ring …

2019-02-12: 1954 Topps Bob Keely 176 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ This is a fascinating card. Kelly’s major league …

2019-02-12: Every Atlanta Hawks fan hates this guy. Well, almost all of them. I loved him.

2019-02-12: I scooted upstairs on my butt today to grab some cards and had to show this again. RIP Frank

2019-02-11: 1970 Topps Clete Boyer 206 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Ken Boyer was a legit superstar. Clete Boyer …

2019-02-10: 2004 Topps Juan Bong 254 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Every single time I go to see the Braves play in …

2019-02-09: Braves chariman, and noted liar, Terry McGuirk in early 2018 … There will be very few teams that …

2019-02-09: Braves chairman, and noted liar, Terry McGurk, in 2014 … as far out into the future as I can see, I …

2019-02-09: 1950 Bowman Warren Spahn 19 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ The great thing about this baseball card, as …

2019-02-08: 1987 Topps Boardwalk and Baseball Top Run Makers Page #4 2 Hall of Famers 2 Should Be Hall of Famers The Villain of 1991

2019-02-08: 1987 Topps Boardwalk and Baseball Top Run Makers Page #3 2 Hall of Famers 3 Should Be Hall of Famers

2019-02-08: 1987 Topps Boardwalk and Baseball Top Run Makers Page #2 5 Hall of Famers 2 Should Be Hall of Famers 1 Former MVP Tony Armas

2019-02-08: 1987 Topps Boardwalk and Baseball Top Run Makers Page #1 5 Hall of Famers 2 Should Be Hall of Famers 1 Great Hitter

2019-02-08: 1976 Topps Vic Correll 608 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Sure, the Phillies might have JT Realmuto, for …

2019-02-07: In today’s mail …

2019-02-07: When a major league baseball team is gifted a new stadium by taxpayers, it is not unreasonable for …

2019-02-07: 2019 Topps Tyler Flowers #244 - Braves Card of the Day You’d be crazy to want Realmuto over Flow! …

2019-02-07: Frank Robinson was a bad, bad man. RIP

2019-02-06: 2004 Topps Sporting News All-Stars Gary Sheffield 724 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ I used to love the …

2019-02-05: 2007 Topps Bob Wickham 153 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Bob Wickham didn’t like pitching in non-save …

2019-02-04: 1948 Bowman Bob Elliott 1 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Bob Elliott is the answer to the trivia …

2019-02-03: 1961 Topps Lou Burdette 320 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Burdette was signed as an amateur by the New …

2019-02-02: 1975 Topps Rowland Office - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ As a long time Braves fan, it’s like a rule …

2019-02-01: 1956 Topps Bob Roselli 131 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ For three seasons, over four years, Roselli …

2019-01-31: 1997 Topps Greg Maddux 130 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ I was fortunate enough to see Greg Maddux …

2019-01-30: 1978 Topps Strikeout Leaders - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Poor Knucksie played on many, many bad …

2019-01-29: The sad end of Mr. Falcon. When you see some of these guys going in for these tackles, I wish they …

2019-01-29: 1980 Topps Braves Team Card 192 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ I’m always disappointed when I see a team …

2019-01-28: 1958 Topps Eddie Mathews 440 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ The back of Eddie Mathews’ 1958 Topps …

2019-01-27: 1950 Bowman Pete Reiser 193 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ According to his former manager with the …

2019-01-26: 1982 Topps Glenn Hubbard 482 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ I have two very short Glenn Hubbard stories …

2019-01-25: Sweet Lou! No, not the one that should be in the MLB Hall of Fame, but the one that should be in the …

2019-01-25: 2019 Group Break Pulls #1 My first group break pulls of the new year, thanks to Crackin Wax.

2019-01-25: 1978 Topps Rob Belloir 681 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Braves team sets from the 1970s are filled …

2019-01-24: 1953 Bowman Color Warren Spahn 99 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Is this the most important Braves …

2019-01-23: 1984 Topps Jerry Royster 572 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Jerry Royster is one of those names that I …

2019-01-22: The joy of a completed page. 1957 Topps with Teddy Ballgame and Yogi edition.

2019-01-22: 2018 Topps Update - Nick Markakis All Star US48 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ I’m not sure there’s ever …

2019-01-21: 1956 Topps George Crowe 254 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ If you have a chance, read the SABR article …

2019-01-20: 2012 Topps Active NL Home Run Leaders 192 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Chipper! Andruw! Chipper! …

2019-01-19: 1975 Topps Ralph Garr 550 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Can we take a moment and appreciate what a …

2019-01-18: 1982 Topps Traded Steve Bedrosian 4T - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ I’ve always been fan of Bedrock and …

2019-01-17: 1997 Topps Terry Pendleton 319- Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Terry Pendleton’s first go around in …

2019-01-16: 1998 Topps Walt Weiss 456 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ I’m not saying every baseball card set …

2019-01-15: I’m ready for baseball season. I’m ready to watch Acuña Jr play an entire season.

2019-01-15: 1948 Bowman Johnny Sain 12 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ I’m only posting this card today because I …

2019-01-14: 1952 Topps Earl Torgeson 97- Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Earl Torgeson spent the first six years of his …

2019-01-13: 1951 Topps Blue Backs Earl Torgeson 34 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Here’s the problem with this …

2019-01-12: 1965 Topps Denver Lemaster - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ So, I’m looking at this card thinking how cool …

2019-01-11: 1980 Topps Gene Garber 504 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Uh, Gene? Whatcha looking at?

2019-01-10: 1962 Topps Joe Torre 218 - Braves Card of the Day With a modern understanding of defensive value and …

2019-01-09: 1998 Topps Michael Tucker - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ The Braves traded Jermaine Dye for this guy! …

2019-01-08: 1953 Bowman Color Jack Daniels 83 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ 1953 Bowman is my favorite of the …

2019-01-07: 1997 Topps Mark Wohlers 404 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Mark Wohlers was the first Braves player to …

2019-01-06: 1950 Bowman Sam Jethroe 248 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾ Sam Jethroe was 32 years old when he became …

2019-01-05: ⚾ The onslaught of 1955 cards continues …

2019-01-05: 1979 Topps Bob Horner 586 - Braves Card of the Day On June 6, 1978, the Braves selected Bob Horner …

2019-01-04: 1971 Topps Rookie Stars 52 - Braves Card of the Day After Earl Williams pinch hit late in a 4-0 loss …

2019-01-04: Another great 1955 card I just received.

2019-01-04: More 1955 Topps goodness. Getting closer and closer to finishing the set.

2019-01-03: 1949 Bowman Alvin Dark 67 - Braves Card of the Day Not only did Al Dark end up with a nifty career …

2019-01-03: 1955 Scooter in yesterday’s mail!

2019-01-02: Braves Card of the Day: 2018 Topps Throwback Thursday Ronald Acuña Jr 160 I have two very specific …

2019-01-01: Braves Card of the Day: 2018 Topps Now 403 It’s 2019 and there’s nothing about the upcoming baseball …

2019-01-01: Here are three pretty nice cards I got in an envelope yesterday, all towards set collecting goals.

2018-08-16: Braves Card of the Day: 2010 Topps Peek Performance Auto Jonny Venters Setting aside the trouble …

2018-08-15: Braves Card of the Day: 2018 Topps On-Demand Rookie Sensations Auto Ronald Acuña Jr Screw the …

2018-08-14: Braves Card of the Day: 2018 Topps 1983 Auto Ronald Acuña Jr Three straight games leading off with a …

2018-08-13: Braves Card of the Day: 2018 Bowman Touki Toussaint #BP71 The Braves minor league system has proved …

2018-08-11: Vintage! Lots of vintage!

2018-08-11: After visiting @GotBaseballCard for #NationalBaseballCardDay, I’m now 58 cards short a 1965 Topps …

2018-07-01: Braves Card of the Day: 2018 Topps Series 2 Ronald Acuña Jr 1983 Topps Auto #83A-RA Well, I missed …

2018-06-30: Braves Card of the Day: 2018 Topps Now Ozzie Albies #315 I mentioned on the last Albies Topps Now …

2018-06-29: Braves Card of the Day: 1983 Topps Traded Craig McMurtry #69T Scab.

2018-06-28: Braves Card of the Day: 2018 Topps Now Ronald Acuña Jr #125 Topps was well aware that Acuña was …

2018-06-27: Braves Card of the Day: 2018 Topps Now Ozzie Albies #128 I have loads of mixed feelings about Topps …

2018-06-26: Braves Card of the Day: 2006 Topps Edgar Renteria #120 Edgar was terrific both years he played for …

2018-06-25: Braves Card of the Day: 2006 Topps Andruw Jones Gold Glove #257 I spent over a decade out of the …

2018-06-10: Braves Card of the Day: 1984 Topps Traded Ken Oberkfell #85T Ken Oberkfell was a mediocrity and a …

2018-06-09: Braves Card of the Day: 2006 Topps Braves Team Set Lance Cormier #ATL8 Yesterday, I showed you the …

2018-06-08: Braves Card of the Day: 2006 Topps Lance Cormier #92 Cormier was traded to the Braves from Arizona …

2018-06-07: Braves Card of the Day: 1984 Topps Len Barker #614 The disaster from Cleveland! The man made rich by …

2018-06-06: RIP Red Schoendienst

2018-06-06: The Braves checklist for Series 2 is an embarrassment. (Thanks to @JUnderwood9 for pointing this …

2018-06-06: Braves Card of the Day: 1962 Topps Braves Backstops #351 This is such a ridiculously posed card. …

2018-06-05: Braves Card of the Day: 1984 Topps Craig McMurtry #543 I always wonder whose job it was to write up …

2018-06-04: Braves Card of the Day: 2001 Topps Kurt Abbott #172 As much Braves baseball as I have consumed over …

2018-06-03: Braves Card of the Day: 1983 Topps Brett Butler #364 If you were a Braves fan in the early 1980s, …

2018-06-02: Laziness is having over 30 Braves Card of the Day posts completed in my drafts folder, and still …

2018-06-02: Braves Card of the Day: 2006 Topps Mike Hampton #369 In a stunning example of John Schuerholz’s …

2018-06-01: Braves Card of the Day: 1984 Topps Terry Forster #791 David Letterman once called Terry Forster a …

2018-05-31: Braves Card of the Day: 2006 Topps Marcus Giles #380 Even though I’m not a huge fan of the 2006 set, …

2018-05-30: Braves Card of the Day: 2006 Topps Braves Team Card #601 This is the team picture of the last Braves …

2018-05-30: Good news Braves fans. Pro Debut is stacked with freaking Kevin Maitan Braves cards. The lead out on …

2018-05-30: The entire reason baseball games average three hours is the Braves bullpen? Thanks for your …

2018-05-29: Braves Card of the Day: 2006 Topps Update Daryle Ward #UH89 I do not remember Daryle Ward. I do not …

2018-05-18: Braves Card of the Day: 2006 Topps Update Edgar Renteria All Star #UH231 I have to admit something …

2018-05-17: Braves Card of the Day: 1997 Topps Chipper Jones #276 Even if you couldn’t see his face, you would …

2018-05-16: Braves Card of the Day: 1963 Topps Ron Piché #179 Lew Burdette is not the only player whose name …

2018-05-15: Braves Card of the Day: 1998 Topps Michael Tucker #19 It’s not Michael Tucker’s fault that the …

2018-05-14: Braves Card of the Day: 1996 Topps Marquis Grissom #297 Uniform dirty, cloud of dust in the air, and …

2018-05-11: Braves Card of the Day: 1960 Topps Johnny Logan #205 Sometimes, I wish I could complete an entire …

2018-05-10: Braves Card of the Day: 1981 Topps Atlanta Braves Team Card #675 If I were to make a long list of …

2018-05-09: Braves Card of the Day: 1980 Topps Rowland Office #39 I’m lazy, so I need to ask for your help. Can …

2018-05-08: Braves Card of the Day: 1967 Topps Tony Cloninger #490 If you want to see a truly great Tony …

2018-05-07: Braves Card of the Day: 2018 Bowman Ozzie Albies ROY Favorite Is Topps even trying? Albies had 217 …

2018-05-03: I did something rare today. I went to a card shop with my Father-In-Law. He was picking up a few …

2018-05-03: Braves Card of the Day: 1962 Topps Roy McMillan All-Star #393 According to Baseball Reference, Roy …

2018-05-02: Braves Card of the Day: 2015 Bowman Chrome Autograph Mike Soroka Welcome to the Big Leagues young …

2018-05-01: Braves Card of the Day: 1954 Bowman Andy Pafko #112 Andy Pafko was an excellent player with a long …

2018-04-30: Braves Card of the Day: 1949 Bowman Earl Torgeson #17 A rather large number of my 1949 Bowman Braves …

2018-04-29: Braves Card of the Day: 1979 Topps Dale Murphy #39 To the Veteran’s Committee by the Baseball …

2018-04-28: Braves Card of the Day: 1997 Topps Fred McGriff #352 Crime Dog got it!

2018-04-27: Braves Card of the Day: 1996 Topps Mark Wohlers #49 Wohlers was a good closer, until he …

2018-04-26: Braves Card of the Day: 2010 Topps Update Jonny Venters #288 In all the excitement over the debut of …

2018-04-25: Braves Card of the Day: 2017 Bowman Chrome Ronald Acuña Auto If he goes 0 for 4 tonight, I …

2018-04-24: Braves Card of the Day: 1974 Topps Paul Casanova #272 I ain’t much on Casanova Me and Romeo …

2018-04-23: Blog Bat Around: My All-Braves All-Autograph Team Blog Bat Around Over at Torren’ Up Cards, a new Blog Bat Around was proposed. Here’s the summary …

2018-04-18: To paraphrase Bob Gibson screaming at Tim McCarver, the only thing Joe Simpson knows about baseball …

2018-04-18: Braves Card of the Day: 1950 Bowman Del Crandall #56 If we were to make a Mount Rushmore featuring …

2018-04-17: Braves Card of the Day: 1955 Bowman “Lou” Burdette #70 Damn Bowman, you too? #LewNotLou

2018-04-16: Braves Card of the Day: 2018 Topps Ozzie Albies #276 My new favorite baseball player on a perfectly …

2018-04-15: Braves Card of the Day: 1957 Topps Lew Burdette #208 So, here’s the conspiracy theory behind Topps …

2018-04-14: Braves Card of the Day: 1956 Topps Lew Burdette #219 There you go Topps. It’s Lew. Not Lou. …

2018-04-13: Braves Card of the Day: 1962 Topps “Lou” Burdette #380 It’s LEW not LOU!!!! Why? Why? Why? LEW …

2018-04-12: Braves Card of the Day: 1977 Topps Mike Marshall #263 I’m partial to Mike Marshall because …

2018-04-12: Just watched the Bolts and the Devils, and I gotta say, New Jersey is a bunch of babies. Losers.

2018-04-11: Braves Card of the Day: 1981 Topps Bruce Benedict #108 “In a race with a pregnant woman, …

2018-04-10: Braves Card of the Day: 1979 Topps Braves Prospects #715 I like weird curiosities in baseball cards. …

2018-04-09: Braves Card of the Day: 1981 Topps Al Hrabosky #636 I give you the evil eye. Look away or I shall …

2018-04-08: Braves Card of the Day: 1958 Topps Harry Hanebrink #454 These days, a player like Hanebrink with a …

2018-04-07: Braves Card of the Day: 1952 Topps Sibby Sisti #293 It’s hard for me to see the appeal of …

2018-04-04: Braves Card of the Day: 1957 Topps Danny O’Connell #271 It’s always fun to just find a …

2018-04-03: Braves Card of the Day: 1956 Topps Braves Team Card #95 The lack of true team cards in modern Topps …

2018-04-02: Is this card fairly priced?

2018-04-02: Braves Card of the Day: 1951 Bowman Willard Marshall #98 Many years ago, I wrote a post about …

2018-04-01: Braves Card of the Day: 1981 Topps Jeff Burroughs #20 Burroughs won the American League MVP in 1974 …

2018-03-31: Braves Card of the Day: 1958 Topps Joe Adcock #325 Everyone looks awkward on their 1958 baseball …

2018-03-30: Braves Card of the Day: 1979 Topps Rowland Office #132 There are no bad baseball cards of Rowland …

2018-03-29: OZZZZZZZZZZZIIIIIIEEEEEEEEEE!

2018-03-29: Braves Card of the Day: 1957 Topps Red Murff #321 Smile Red! Smile! Smile! Look at those teeth. …

2018-03-28: Braves Card of the Day: 1962 Topps Birdie Tebbetts #588 Uh, hey Birdie. Whatcha wearing?!?!?!?

2018-03-27: Welcome to Suntrust Field young man.

2018-03-27: Braves Card of the Day: 1966 Topps Chi Chi Olivo #578 When I started working seriously on trying to …

2018-03-26: Braves Card of the Day: 1973 Topps Dave Johnson #550 There aren’t a lot of action cards in …

2018-03-25: Peter Bourjos and Ryan Flaherty? Awesome. And all you haters thought the Braves weren’t going to …

2018-03-25: If I were to make a list of my favorite players who never played for the Braves, Raines would be in …

2018-03-24: Braves Card of the Day: 1955 Bowman Hank Aaron #179

2018-03-23: Braves Card of the Day: 1970 Topps Ron Reed #546 This is just a baseball card and 1970 Topps was …

2018-03-22: Since Acuña Jr is not starting the season in Atlanta, I’ll be going to Gwinnett’s …

2018-03-22: Braves Card of the Day: 1974 Topps Hank Aaron #1 Topps went all-out in support of Hank Aaron with …

2018-03-21: Braves Card of the Day: 1974 Topps Ralph Garr #570 I love Garr and I’ll have more to say about …

2018-03-20: Braves Card of the Day: 1972 Topps Darrell Evans in Action #172 If this card were released today, it …

2018-03-19: I understand leaving Acuña Jr. in the minors is the right thing to do for financial reasons. …

2018-03-19: Minor League President Pat O’Conner is a piece of shit. …

2018-03-19: I’m curious about something. What’s the most expensive baseball card that you own? For …

2018-03-18: Braves Card of the Day: 1971 Topps Rookie Stars #52 Sometimes Topps got the multi-rookie cards right, and other times they got them all wrong. In 1971, …

2018-03-17: Braves Card of the Day: 1953 Bowman Sam Jethroe #3 As I mentioned the other day, I think the 53 Bowman Spahn is one of the great baseball cards of …

2018-03-16: Braves Card of the Day: 1949 Bowman Alvin Dark #67 In his first full season with the Braves, Alvin Dark became the first Braves player to win the …

2018-03-15: Braves Card of the Day: 1965 Topps Joe Torre #200 From Ball Four: “This joke can only be explained with a picture of Joe Torre. But I’m not sure …

2018-03-15: If anyone has any 65 Topps they are looking to shed, I’ve just put my 65 want list up. …

2018-03-14: One of my two favorite hockey players.

2018-03-14: Braves Card of the Day: 1957 Ernie Johnson #333 It’s remarkable to me that to so very many young people around here, the Braves are the team that …

2018-03-13: Bob Gibson to Tim McCarver one time when McCarver went to the mound to speak to Gibson: “The …

2018-03-13: As my brother said in a text to me, Vasy could’t have stopped a beachball tonight. Even the …

2018-03-13: Braves Card of the Day: 1953 Bowman Color Warren Spahn #99 For a number of reasons, this is one of my 10 favorite baseball cards. Easy. The 1953 Bowman Color …

2018-03-12: The regular season cannot get here soon enough. Acuña’s arrival cannot get here soon enough. …

2018-03-12: Braves Card of the Day: 1949 Bowman Sibby Sisti #201 (Back) I know little of Sisti’s time as a …

2018-03-12: Braves Card of the Day: 1949 Bowman Sibby Sisti #201 (Front) I acquired most of my 49 Bowman’s …

2018-03-11: Braves Card of the Day: 1948 Bowman Bob Elliott #1 (Back) When the Braves made their run to the 1948 …

2018-03-11: Braves Card of the Day: 1948 Bowman Bob Elliott #1 (Front) Elliott is a largely forgotten Brave …

2018-03-11: The myth of Jackie is justified, but sometimes it overwhelms consideration of just how good a player …

2018-03-10: Another new 1955 rookie, without a plastic case. I don’t have to worry about destroying this …

2018-03-09: So yeah, I own this card now. I can’t stand that it’s trapped in this unholy plastic …

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2018-03-08: Mr. Buhl has seen better days. Much better days.

2018-03-07: Am I missing something, or does the 2018 Donruss Baseball sell sheet not include a picture from the …

2018-03-07: Yo! Mr. Cloninger! You have something on your face.

2018-03-06: I don’t know. Maybe I need to find a copy of this card in better shape?

2018-03-06: The Joy of a Completed Page - 1955 Topps #2

2018-03-05: The Joy of a Completed Page - 1955 Topps #1

2018-03-04: Smarter than the average bear. Still not funny. Also a great card.

2018-03-03: The Duke abides. It seemed much funnier in my head when I thought it up. Anyway, great player. Great …

2018-03-02: A Ball Four Fan Comments on the Heritage Seattle Pilots Absurdity I’ve read Ball Four at least 20 times, and I don’t just consider it my favorite baseball book, but …

2018-03-02: When 2067 Topps Heritage is released, will anyone think “WOW! It’s that awesome 2018 …

2018-03-02: Topps Now cards are far too expensive, but I do like the concept, and yes, I spent money on a …

2018-03-01: Wait. If Heritage is a product designed for collectors, and is considered a “set builders” product, …

2018-03-01: So, my father-in-law collects Mickey Mantle baseball cards and I’m looking to help him add to his …

2018-03-01: I haven’t delved at all into pre-Bowman card collecting, mostly because I have to draw a line …

2018-02-28: My final 55T pickup this week is my second 55T Hank Aaron. I tell people that collecting is a …

2018-02-28: Whoa! Another new 55! The Kid! Teddy Ballgame! The Thumper! The Splendid Splinter! The man who wrote …

2018-02-27: So, in my most recent 55 pickups, I got two Dodgers pitchers. Hughes was the first. This was the …

2018-02-27: In the past few days, I’ve acquired four new cards for my 1955 Topps set. This is the worst of …

2018-02-26: The Baby Bull apparently had a massive heart attack and suffered a severe head injury when he fell. …

2018-02-26: A totally different 1961 Aaron Post card. (Different, in that, this was a card sent from Post …

2018-02-24: Another awesome Albies auto from a group break.

2018-02-23: A cut from the box 1961 Post Hank Aaron card.

2018-02-22: The only way to top a Bob Gibson All-Star is a Hank Aaron All-Star in the same set.

2018-02-21: Love Gibby. Love 1968 Topps. Love 1968 Topps All-Stars.

2018-02-20: Mays is one of the three greatest players of all-time, and I share his last name, but I’ve …

2018-02-20: If you’re ever looking for an affordable set from the 60s to collect, may I suggest Topps …

2018-02-19: Welcome home @PeterMoylan !

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2018-02-18: I’m glad for any card that gets me closer to finishing my 1970 set, but this guy is perhaps my …

2018-02-17: A group break auto win. My favorite of the young Braves.

2018-02-16: Vintage Progress: 67 cards short a 55 set. 70 cards short a 59 set. 86 cards short a 64 set. 138 …

2018-02-16: My 1969 Topps Want List - Well, I’ve added 1969 to the sets I’m “officially” …

2018-02-15: Another new 1964 card came in today of a pretty fair player.

2018-02-14: My favorite of my new 59 All-Stars, and a reminder that there are no bad Warren Spahn baseball …

2018-02-14: Bob Turley won the Cy Young award in 1958 because he was a Yankee. He also had a great year, but …

2018-02-14: Here’s Billy Pierce, who should have had a better Hall of Fame case than either Jack Morris or …

2018-02-14: I’m making slow progress on my 1959 set as well. I’ve picked up four All-Stars over the …

2018-02-13: My third favorite Dodger. Campy and Jackie are my faves. If you’re ever bored, you can watch …

2018-02-13: This 1964 card is a Killer.

2018-02-13: I’m sorry, but whoever decided that a 2018 Topps card should include the caption “Rizzarper” …

2018-02-13: I’ve seen two Nellie Fox cards today and he has a bulging cheek in both of them. So, I just …

2018-02-13: Be still my heart. I have a 1964 Yogi Berra with rounded corners.

2018-02-12: Tommie Aaron’s career has always bothered me. Was he a 4-A player or a guy who never got a …

2018-02-12: MOOSE!!!! MOOSE!!!! MOOSE!!!! MOOSE!!!!

2018-02-12: Kaat looks like such a kid in 1964. He pretty much pitched forever. I would have put him in the Hall …

2018-02-12: Another 1964 pickup showing one of my favorite Dodgers. Hell, I pretty much like every pre-Lasorda …

2018-02-12: I also added Steve Barber to my 1964 set. and I know very little about him other than he spent much …

2018-02-12: I’m slowly making progress on my 1964 set. I need less than a 100 cards to finish up, but of …

2018-02-11: Topps finally filled my redemption.

2018-02-11: Collecting Chipper Jones (1994) Another old post from Braves Cardboard Sundays on Talking Chop. This is from a series I did on the …

2018-02-10: The Braves should donate the 100 grand they saved in the Folty arbitration case to Cobb County.

2018-02-10: Thank God the Braves saved that 100 grand in arbitration. They can use that money to turn the team …

2018-02-09: Cardboard Memory: Hank Aaron Hits 715 I’m going back and finding all my old posts at Talking Chop and moving them here. This was …

2018-01-24: Right now, I think it’s more likely that Omar Vizquel gets elected to the Hall than Lou Whitaker or …

2018-01-18: I don’t understand how redemptions work. I’ve been waiting on a Hank Aaron Allen & …

2017-12-11: Jack Morris is in the Hall of Fame and Lou Whitaker isn’t. Makes no sense to me.

2017-12-03: Commence whining from fans of An Ohio State University. Heh.

2017-11-11: Make no mistake, when the chips are down, Georgia gonna Georgia.

2017-11-01: I blame my brother. I blame my brother. I’ve always enjoyed hockey, but I was never really a huge fan. I never had the …

2017-10-09: Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha Nats. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.

2017-10-09: Dayton Moore, Dan Jennings or Doug Harris? That’s as uninspired a list as I could possibly imagine.

2017-10-05: Can we just get rid of JS and Hart? But, if I had to choose, I’d keep Hart.

2017-10-02: I can’t decide if this Braves news is depressing or hilarious. A little of both I think. Braves Way!

2017-10-02: How can JS and Hart possibly survive this scandal?

2017-10-02: Shouldn’t the decision on manager be left up to the new GM? Isn’t that a sign the new GM isn’t the …

2017-10-02: What? Dan Jennings??? I take everything back I said about Dayton Moore.

2017-10-02: I do not understand the love for Dayton Moore.

2017-10-02: I really don’t want it to be Dayton Moore.

2017-10-02: Well, the team that hacked another team got off with a slap on the wrist. Will the Braves get worse?

2017-10-02: LOL … the Braves are such a shit show.

2017-09-17: I bet if the announcers had used the words, Boyd would have gotten his no hitter.

2017-09-17: There is nothing dumber in sports than announcers refusing to use the words “no hitter”.

2017-09-16: Mike Minor with a 2.4 rWAR out of the pen for KC????? That’s good, right?

2017-09-05: The web is weird. I wrote about Wes Covington 5 and a half years ago at @TalkingChop and today I got …

2017-09-02: Man, Tuberville is just the absolute shits. Just horrible.

2017-08-23: Any chance the Braves could trade Jim Johnson for a couple of lotto scratchers?

2017-08-09: Mickey Mantle Want List No, I don’t collect Mickey Mantle cards, but my Father-in-Law does. So, from time to time, …

2017-08-07: (Old Post) Why did I buy these cards? In the picture above, you can see the new baseball cards that I’ve purchased since the start of the …

2017-08-03: Two words that don’t appear in Ole Anderson’s book … Four Horsemen.

2017-08-01: He’s a failure!!!!! Where’s BP?

2017-07-30: I thought Selig’s plaque would have mentioned collusion and the 94 World Series.

2017-07-30: Need 2008 Topps Moments & Milestones Mickey Mantle Card #6 for RBI 79 and RBI 87.

2017-07-30: Need 2007 Topps Moments & Milestones Mickey Mantle Card #77 for Walk 130.

2017-07-30: Need helping finding a few Mickey Mantle Moments and Milestones cards for my Father in Law.

2017-07-29: That Aaron you see here, that’s mine. :) It still makes me happy. Thanks to @CrackinWax, my favorite …

2017-07-29: Schuerholz’s integrity? Like his role in the collusion criminal conspiracy? Great GM, sure, but …

2017-07-25: That’s the most embarrassing speech I’ve ever seen.

2017-07-24:

2017-07-17: That’s the hardest hit baseball I’ve ever seen in person.

2017-07-17: Watching Acuna hit a home run in person and I know it’s true … I’m in love.

2017-07-13: I think I may have fallen in love with Ronald Acuña.

2017-07-12: Last card from the break.

2017-07-12: Even more from the same break …

2017-07-12: Big Cat from the same break.

2017-07-12: From the same break …

2017-07-12: Group break goodness.

2017-07-09: That’s what Freeland gets for preventing me from seeing Acuña’s last AB.

2017-07-09: Announcers all but ignoring Acuña.

2017-05-30: My opinion: if I have to read instructions to find out what cards are what in your set, your set is …

2017-05-19: In today’s mail …

2017-05-18: No!!!!! Not Freddie Freeman!!!!!

2017-05-16: I’m not sure Ronald Acuna’s .552 batting average at Mississippi is sustainable.

2017-05-13: The Braves won a baseball game. No, really.

2017-05-12: The future of all things Brave!!! Or, you know, a 17 year old kid with mountains of hype for whom we …

2017-05-11: That Philadelphia football card design was simple to the point of being boring, and still has more …

2017-05-11: Completed Team Set: 1966 Philadelphia Atlanta Falcons. Page two.

2017-05-11: Completed Team Set: 1966 Philadelphia Atlanta Falcons. Page one.

2017-05-10: The Braves led for 10 minutes. I’m calling that a win.

2017-05-10: Happiness is a complete 1954 Topps baseball set.

2017-05-09: High end is not my bag, but I’m good for the occasional group break. Sometimes, I get nothing. …

2017-05-08: Bowman = Boring

2017-05-08: What do you do when the current Topps sets leave you cold??? Vintage Star Wars!

2017-04-25: I’m alive … ALIVE!!!!

2017-01-10: So, I’m sitting at the 40 Watt and Peter Buck and Bill Berry are at the table next to me and I’m …

2016-11-14: Blah.

2016-10-08: Remember when the Cubs were up two games to none against the Padres?

2016-09-25: Man, I loved Vin Scully right up until the moment he sang that shitty Bette Midler song. (Kidding …

2016-09-08: Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you.

2016-08-19: I doubt I’m in the majority on this opinion, but don’t ya think Andrew belongs in the real HOF?

2016-08-13: I’m considering getting rid of a considerable chunk of my collection.

2016-08-09: Well, that’s certainly a design.

2016-08-09: So, I guess now MLB will have to get rid of third base? #PoorPosey

2016-08-06: Not only do I not care about your first 7 jobs, I don’t care about your current one. Or, for that …

2016-08-06: I’ve got to be honest: I don’t have the energy to care about A-Rod one way or the other.

2016-08-04: LOL … Topps sure went all in with Hector Olivera hits this year.

2016-07-26: I’m trying to find the energy to pretend to be upset about Chris Sale today, but I just don’t have …

2016-07-12: Edgar Martinez > David Ortiz

2016-07-08: I want to be an Oath Keeper, but my knuckles don’t drag. Do you think that will be an issue?

2016-06-08: Seriously. If you are one of those stupid anti-vaccine, anti-science dumb fuckers, PLEASE, PLEASE …

2016-05-03: Look, in Bill Shanks defense, he’s an idiot.

2016-04-23: Austin Riley just made the worst throw I’ve ever seen from third.

2016-03-14: Pete Rose. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. Pete Rose. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha …

2016-03-11: Baseball Logic: Celebrating a home run is childish. Throwing a fastball in someone’s back for …

2016-03-11: It’s fun listening to Goose Gossage lamenting that baseball isn’t played the white way anyway. Oops. …

2016-03-11: Why is 2016 Heritage, based on 67, 500 cards instead of 609? A - Collectors demanded it. B - Topps …

2016-03-11: Fake gum stain variations? This hobby has gotten stupid.

2016-03-10: Goose Gossage is kind of an idiot isn’t he? Great reliever though.

2016-02-23: I remember when Topps Heritage was a tribute to a SET and not a DESIGN. It was better then.

2016-02-23: A Card Industry Summit Recap Positive: At least CL didn’t promise a game changer.

2016-02-23: Card Industry Summit Panel recap: Mmmm mmmm. We love us some exclusives, but gosh darn, we’ll hold …

2016-02-23: Looks like we getting a lecture today! it’s never the card companies fault! Blame the leagues! Blame …

2016-02-16: Man, you take a few weeks off Twitter and you miss Roger and his vintage cards. (Did he mention when …

2016-02-16: The Blog Ends Maddux, Glavine, Smoltz is dead. Long live Maddux, Glavine, Smoltz!!!! The blog is moving and …

2016-01-06: Peter Gammons can be so great, but he’s full of shit about Mike Sweeney. On the juice he gets 50% of …

2016-01-06: Crime Dog is penalized for not putting up the same numbers as the PED users they don’t vote in …

2016-01-06: Jeff Schultz, Mark Bradley, DOB. The AJC is a joke.

2016-01-06: Mark Bradley is one dumb shit.

2016-01-06: Every member for the BBWA who didn’t vote for Raines deserves to have their weiner fall off.

2016-01-06: No Raines. SOBs.

2016-01-06: So yeah, my father in law just showed me his newest card. A 51 Bowman Mantle. My jealousy knows no …

2015-12-29: While people named Chip are getting fired, can we get rid of Harry’s idiot grandson? Skip’s idiot …

2015-12-29: Yeah, yeah … I didn’t know my license was suspended either.

2015-12-11: Dude needs some perspective,

2015-12-11: Ha. The idea that AJ was responsible for a 10 win swing is absurd, even if he is “good with …

2015-12-11: Anyone but the Nationals … Anyone but the Nationals … Anyone but the Nationals … Anyone but the …

2015-12-10: If J-Hey goes to the Nats, I may have to give up baseball.

2015-12-04: Not to be an ass, but I honestly had no idea Scott Weiland was still alive.

2015-12-02: Mark Bradley’s column in support of McGarity is a piece of shit. Bradley, Schultz and DOB. Yeah, the …

2015-11-28: Hey Gary, the official should have tossed him.

2015-11-28: Who will be surprised when Muschamp has a heart attack or stroke on the field during one his hissy …

2015-11-12: I spent a lot of this year wearing a Cardinals jersey and I’ll spend a lot of next year wearing an …

2015-11-12: The same guys who used to tell me how great Wren was are now telling me how great Hart/Coppy are.

2015-11-12: It could be worse guys. We could be Phillies fans.

2015-11-12: I don’t give a fuck if it was a good deal or not. Simba was “my guy”. I wanted to watch him play …

2015-11-12: Oh boy!!!!! Erick Aybar is gritty!!!!!

2015-11-10: Funny. I thought the Gold Glove for SS should go to the best fielding SS, not the second best.

2015-11-10: 29 years old? Shit, shit, shit, shit, shit. RIP Tommy.

2015-11-04: How did I miss the first CFP rankings coming out? Are the usual suspects whining their little asses …

2015-10-15: My thought is if a pitcher doesn’t want to see a bat flip, he shouldn’t give up a home run.

2015-10-14: Forgive me if someone already asked this, but if the Blue Jays win it all, does Andrus get a share …

2015-10-12: Sorry. I know Spurrier was a great coach, but I think it’s hilarious he’s going out on bottom.

2015-10-12: This is my ideal Cardinals game. Double and homer by Heyward, but the Cards are still losing.

2015-10-11: I’m so outraged!!! Grrrr. Grrrr. Angry.

2015-10-11: If MLB really wanted to punish the Dodgers, wouldn’t they force them to start Utley instead of …

2015-10-07: Yeah, I fucking hate Ron Darling.

2015-10-07: Sean Rodriguez is an idiot.

2015-10-06: Mendoza and Archer are exactly 1,000,000 times better than Kruk and Schilling.

2015-10-06: The Braves should fire Chip and Joe and hire Tom Hart for play by play and Mendoza for color.

2015-10-06: I heart McCann f-bombs.

2015-10-05: Congrats to the Nats! All their problems are solved. World Series in 2016. SNORT

2015-09-02: There’s nothing more despicable in baseball than someone celebrating a home run. …

2015-09-02: There’s nothing more despicable in baseball than someone celebrating a home run. …

2015-09-01: Whatever happened to Cristhian Martinez?

2015-09-01: Whoa. Olivera is a big dude.

2015-09-01: Is there a less convincing “bad ass” in the history of television than Mark Harmon?

2015-09-01: Olivera tonight! (Who announces for the Fish? Are they any good? Looking to miss Harry’s idiot …

2015-09-01: I’ve watched fewer Braves game this year than I have since the mid 80s and that’s all Chip Caray. …

2015-09-01: Nice to see Chip Caray confirm his reputation as the Dumbest Man in Baseball on Twitter today. He’s …

2015-09-01: I can’t believe the Braves traded Jonny Gomes - I thought they were serious about …

2015-08-31: With Gomes gone, what happens the wonderful team chemistry that has made the Braves so successful …

2015-08-30: Some advice for Hector Olivera: be great from day one or this fan base won’t give you a chance.

2015-08-30: Who’s the best all around player on the best team in the National League?!?!?!?

2015-08-30: I’m trying to feel sorry for younger Braves fans, but I lived through the late 80s and stayed a fan, …

2015-08-26: Am I missing something or is Jeff Francouer’s “career resurgence” simply a return to playing at …

2015-08-10: Only 4 Braves in 2015 Topps Chrome: Simba, Folty, Freeman and Minor. FAIL And no Jason Heyward? …

2015-08-07: Remember when the Braves had Craig Nettles, Ken Griffey and Ted Simmons 400 years past their prime? …

2015-08-01: Too bad KJ and Uribe aren’t here so the pitching would be better, right DOB?

2015-08-01: Gosh, I can’t wait until Hart hits that magic switch and everything turns to gold in Cobb County in …

2015-08-01: Who’s worse: DOB or the people who regularly interact with him? Peas in a pod. And he’s not even the …

2015-08-01: DOB is in full dumb-as-shit mode tonight.

2015-07-31: I’m not knocking Gomes the human, but what has he really done for the Braves? If he wasn’t in the …

2015-07-31: Here’s a little secret: when sports commentators start talking about intangibles (re: Gomes and the …

2015-07-24: 1952 Topps Braves t.co/kz9L1BX1u…

2015-07-24: 1954 Bowman Braves t.co/hFojXh3BG…

2015-07-24: 1955 Bowman Braves t.co/oN04TX3fC…

2015-07-24: 1952 Bowman Braves t.co/ClboDURHs…

2015-07-24: 1950 Bowman Braves t.co/jif7tbM15…

2015-07-24: 1951 Bowman Braves t.co/a8lp2kF6c…

2015-07-24: 1953 Bowman Braves t.co/2H0BRw3Ab…

2015-07-24: 1948 Bowman Braves t.co/1GmL5qfFU…

2015-07-24: 1949 Bowman Braves t.co/ThZwdkjgf…

2015-07-24: 1951 Topps Braves t.co/gZn6dfFrs…

2015-07-22: Three Acquisitions The world’s worst baseball card blog is back. Sort of. I wanted to show off three recent …

2015-07-21: Does it make me a bad collector that I pried this out of its case? t.co/6UjHdA43G…

2015-07-20: Well, in the last three months, I got a 52 Mathews, a 54 Aaron, and a daughter. Meet Samantha Jayne …

2015-04-15: The Aaron is in my possession. Thanks @CrackinWax t.co/bXvcJulA8…

2015-04-14: Me won. Me happy. “@CrackinWax: Hit from @toppscards Museum case break @SHOWYOURHITS @braves …

2015-04-14: Group Break Greatness So, I bought into the 2015 Topps Museum group break over at Crackin' Wax, and, I promptly forgot. I …

2015-04-14: A home run? Everyone knows the only way to win is singles. :)

2015-04-14: Here’s a tip: if you participate in a group break, DON’T FORGET TO WATCH THE BREAK. Thanks for the …

2015-04-08: My father in law’s newest card. t.co/rNPoV3puz…

2015-04-06: Hey look, it’s amateur hour in Miami again.

2015-04-06: JR Graham pitching for the Twins. Cool.

2015-04-06: I’m trying Unlocator today. If it works, and I can watch the Braves on t.co/80xncZ7nu… then …

2015-04-06: Am I wrong? Isn’t Carlos Quentin a better player than Jonny Gomes?

2015-04-06: Can anyone explain the appeal of Bunt to me? Otherwise, I’ll just keep playing with a small stack of …

2015-04-05: Just a single Jason?!?!?!? That’s all???? Loser.

2015-04-05: LOL … Cubs gonna Cubs.

2015-04-05: Pretty clear now that Coppy is not the GM now so that Hart can take the heat for shipping out …

2015-03-31: 1952 Topps? t.co/xSQn3pitu…

2015-03-31: Overrated!!!!! So here’s the thing. I don’t love the 1952 Topps set. In fact, I’d argue, if it hadn’t been first, …

2015-03-29: Nobody is picking the Braves. Don’t they believe in the power of no strikeouts and weak singles?

2015-03-27: Is 1953 Bowman my favorite set of all-time? t.co/xjHKOel3N…

2015-03-27: Is 1953 Bowman my favorite set of all-time? At heart, I'm a very lazy person. I've always wanted to sit down and make one of those lists about …

2015-03-25: On the other hand, there's my 1948 Bowman Braves Team Set As I mentioned yesterday, I decided that Warren Spahn was the first card I wanted to get for my 1949 …

2015-03-25: On the other hand, there’s my 1948 Bowman Braves Team Set t.co/IJj6ulCHo…

2015-03-24: Check out the first card I got in my chase for a 1949 Bowman Braves team set. t.co/IQ7k2iz3i…

2015-03-24: Chasing a 1949 Bowman Braves Team Set From my first days in the hobby, until fairly recently, my collecting obsession was finishing Topps …

2015-03-20: MLB did something smart? Who’s next? Topps? :)

2015-03-09: Today’s haul! 50 Spahn, 55 Mathews, 56 Spahn … not bad, not bad. t.co/3m6PgpvTb…

2015-03-09: GOOOOOOOOOOOOOONNNNNNNNNNNNNERRRRRRS!

2015-03-09: Man, if you’re going to flop, you should at least be good at it.

2015-03-09: Cry babies!

2015-03-09: Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.

2015-03-05: More Spahn. More Mathews. More happiness. t.co/07QiFs8lR…

2015-03-04: So, can the gum backed parallels be faked?????

2015-03-04: Why doesn’t 2015 Topps Heritage, based on the 1966 set, contain 598 cards?

2015-03-04: New 1953 Mathews in GEM MINT condition!!!!! t.co/p67vK5MKu…

2015-03-04: New 1953 Spahn … in GEM MINT condition!!!! t.co/pz3RNmy7w…

2015-02-17: Here’s what I bought instead of an unopened box of 2015 Topps Series 1. t.co/3E1zdgle7… …

2015-02-17: Instead of a Box of 2015 Topps Series 1 So, let me say, I like 2015 Topps Series 1. In fact, I like it a lot. While the usual annoying …

2015-02-07: My 1953 Bowman (COLOR) Sam Jethroe. (One of my five favorite sets of all-time.) …

2015-02-07: My 1948 Bowman Bob Elliott. t.co/ETLzyo7X3…

2015-02-07: My 1948 Bowman Johnny Sain. t.co/DCT1hAdlv…

2015-02-06: Sure, we can argue all we want about 2015 Topps, but can we all agree that my new vintage Aaron …

2015-02-06: Coinage of Aaron! Coinage of Spahn! More coinage of Spahn! t.co/8cXruSvGx…

2015-02-06: Look! I got another Spahn!!!! t.co/MzQPH3WEW…

2015-02-06: And I got a 59 Mathews!!!!! t.co/tpqmYGOHB…

2015-02-06: Hawks won, and I got two 62 Spahn cards today? Nice. t.co/Q9bCMnBXE…

2015-02-06: Right now, who gives a shit about the playoffs? This is as much fun as anything in Atlanta sports …

2015-02-04: Go Hawks. t.co/ba11rubjy…

2015-02-04: If you want to impress me by embedding money in a card, it’ll need to be more impressive than a dime …

2015-02-04: I’ve had a Moustakas auto redemption outstanding since 2011. Finally sent this a few days ago. …

2015-02-03: Can anyone recommend binder sheets for 1948 - 1950 Bowman? What about 1951 and 1952 Bowman?

2015-02-03: Cool!!! There are variations that look exactly like the regular card … but get this … they have a …

2015-01-31: Holy crap I love Al Horford.

2015-01-31: The Sixers are only down 4 with 6:24 left. What? What? What? Hawks have looked FLAT in the 2nd half.

2015-01-31: In today’ mail … As recommended by @bdj610 @CardJunk … Now, how about an update @toppscards ? …

2015-01-31: I’m up to my eyeballs in non-SP 2011 Heritage. Anyone got want lists out there?

2015-01-30: Damn Al. Damn. What was that?

2015-01-30: I love you Nique, but how many times can a team’s back be broken?

2015-01-30: Got tickets to Hawks and Wizards on Wednesday. Not great seats, but it’s going to be fun.

2015-01-30: TEAGUE TIME!!!!!

2015-01-30: This is a FUN basketball team to watch. Go Hawks.

2015-01-27: Another Team Set Down t.co/8CgPkdYQm…

2015-01-27: Another Team Set Down Christmas of 2013, I was fortunate enough to get a complete 1955 Bowman team set from my in-laws. …

2015-01-27: Anyone know why Spahn wasn’t in 54 Bowman? A one year exclusive with Topps?

2015-01-27: 54 Bowman Mail Day #13 (Ernie!!!!) t.co/bUoosFe9C…

2015-01-27: 54 Bowman Mail Day #12 (Mathews!) t.co/Nvfl7gnjN…

2015-01-27: 54 Bowman Mail Day #11 (Lew!) t.co/OPFfhv9PF…

2015-01-27: 54 Bowman Mail Day #10 t.co/STcfGtGxb…

2015-01-27: 54 Bowman Mail Day #9 t.co/uyncXhmEt…

2015-01-27: 54 Bowman Mail Day #8 t.co/tbXyP8Y7r…

2015-01-27: 54 Bowman Mail Day #7 t.co/ioAB4rdkV…

2015-01-27: 54 Bowman Mail Day #6 t.co/6qAVAsF1j…

2015-01-27: 54 Bowman Mail Day #5 t.co/eyTYHwys9…

2015-01-27: 54 Bowman Mail Day #4 t.co/F1E78za60…

2015-01-27: 54 Bowman Mail Day #3 t.co/68g9OPt3Z…

2015-01-27: 54 Bowman Mail Day #2 t.co/1rfQRJpD8…

2015-01-27: 54 Bowman Mail Day #1 t.co/uYCBr9Ox7…

2015-01-26: A little light reading … 387 pages on the Miracle Braves of 1914. t.co/J0f78fjUJ…

2015-01-26: Do you think the owners and Manfred are sitting around thinking: “if only the PED users hadn’t got …

2015-01-26: Lack of Offense! Games too long! Guess what? More offense = Longer games.

2015-01-26: How many times would I need to break my nose for it to look like DeMarre Carroll’s????

2015-01-26: Another great pic of Hank and Ernie outside Wrigley. t.co/3bFXxPksJ…

2015-01-25: If they bring the DL to the NL after the Braves traded away Gattis … I’ll find the commissioner and …

2015-01-25: Kuhn was a coward and he dissed Hank Aaron as he approached 715. (Plus, he suspended Willie Mays and …

2015-01-25: Ueberroth used his position to bully the owners into a criminal enterprise. (Collusion)

2015-01-25: Every fucking commissioner in the history of MLB has been a shit. What should the new one be any …

2015-01-25: I want to make a serious run at a set from the 1950s. I’m leaning towards 54 Topps since it would …

2015-01-25: So, I just ordered an Ernie Banks bio, a Billy Williams bio and a Fergie Jenkins bio off Amazon. Odd …

2015-01-24: How great is this photo of Ernie and Hank? t.co/eX4ge5B6l… t.co/jq3IhHbe0…

2015-01-24: :( RIP Mr. Cub t.co/R5MmGIeJG…

2015-01-23: I think I might love Al Horford just as much as I love Jason Hayward.

2015-01-23: Holy crap. Atlanta has an NBA team. And they’re good! Who knew?

2015-01-23: Look what I got!!! Creased and beautiful. t.co/aqsRR8piF…

2015-01-17: Good mail day. t.co/mVL8I5FUy…

2015-01-01: There should be a law that Nessler/Blackledge call every NCAA football game I watch.

2015-01-01: Oregon tonight … wow. Just, wow. Impressive. Make fun of FSU, but Oregon is slaughtering a team that …

2015-01-01: Nessler/Blackledge > Fowler/Herbstreit

2014-12-24: When praising about a player only for his “makeup, attitude & intangibles”, all I hear is …

2014-12-23: The Braves signed Zoilo Almonte. And you nay-sayers thought they would be worse in 2015.

2014-12-23: Damn you @DSimpson88 … how dare you express an opinion about the Braves! You are no GM!

2014-12-19: Apparently, to be a real Braves fan, I have to place blind faith in our not-a-GM and his corporate …

2014-12-19: AJ Pierzynski is a sack of shit.

2014-12-19: How will I be able to compliment him on his excellent play at third? t.co/KDO2WIVyZ…

2014-12-19: Holy shit. Chris Johnson blocked me. Cool.

2014-12-19: As a long time Braves fan, I find the prospect of a 100 loss season comforting. It’s nostalgia.

2014-12-17: This Wade Miley thing has pretty much confirmed that the Diamondbacks are my least favorite team in …

2014-12-16: I bet Mark Bradley’s secret dream is to blow Paul Johnson.

2014-12-16: Any good will the Brewers built up with Hank the dog dies with the “Selig Experience”. This is SHIT. …

2014-12-10: List of Cardinals I don’t hate: Stan Musial, Red Schoendienst, Ozzie Smith, Bob Gibson, the Dean …

2014-12-10: How’s the new strip mall coming along? Oops. I mean stadium, not strip mall. How’s the suburban …

2014-12-10: Are Red Sox fans aware that the Sox traded Lester last year? How could he “betray” them?

2014-12-09: Nessler/Blackledge are far superior to Fowler/Herbstreit. Glad they are calling the Sugar Bowl. …

2014-12-09: “go for it”???? Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha …

2014-12-08: “@craigcalcaterra: Pat Gillick on Amaro: “Ruben didn’t all of a sudden get dumb” …

2014-12-08: I just want to live long enough to see Lou Whitaker, Bobby Grich and the Cobra in the Hall of Fame. …

2014-12-08: I’ve got my sound off and can’t hear Fergie. Please tell me he isn’t saying anything stupid. I love …

2014-12-08: Oliva came close, but not Minoso? Not Tiant? Not Kaat? Bullshit.

2014-12-08: The Veterans Committee is a fucking embarrassment.

2014-12-08: When the time comes, if Bud Selig goes into the HOF before Marvin Miller, I’m going to John Bonham …

2014-12-08: Get that f’n Selig off my television set.

2014-12-08: What time today do those bastards break Minnie Minoso’s heart?

2014-12-07: There are literally ZERO similarities between the mid 90s Indians and the current Braves. ZERO.

2014-12-07: When they talk about John Hart’s “winning formula”, I assume they are talking about his run with the …

2014-12-07: Damn near impossible to like Jimbo if you aren’t a Seminoles fan.

2014-12-07: I had a guy tell me my Hank Aaron auto looked fake. Funny since he signed it directly in front of 14 …

2014-12-07: College football and baseball card talk … both preferable to watching the NFL!

2014-12-07: Do you think Lou Holtz is dead and no one has the guts to tell him?

2014-12-07: Herbie is wrong, but in his defense, he’s always wrong. Everyone likes consistency. He’s the …

2014-12-07: Notice that ESPN is avoiding the question of whether there should even be weekly rankings?

2014-12-07: The weekly rankings serve absolutely no purpose. None.

2014-12-07: “Full body of work” = “Bullshit term.”

2014-12-07: How come each committee member doesn’t reveal their rankings? Chickenshit?

2014-12-07: Where’s the crying? Shouldn’t they be sticking a microphone in front of the Big 12 coaches? Come on!

2014-12-07: Yeah, sure. This is far superior to the BCS. Ha ha ha ha ha ha.

2014-12-07: LOL … pretending a human being like Jeff Long has ANY credibility.

2014-12-07: LOL at the ESPN panel pretending that the committee considered anything other than money.

2014-12-07: No problem with the Final Four - just the stupid weekly rankings so ESPN can make some money.

2014-12-07: So, TCU fell from 3 to 6, because … LOL ,,, this is funny.

2014-12-07: How many years before an 8 team playoff? Next year? Year after? 16? It’s coming. Money, money, …

2014-12-07: Do you think Baylor and TCU fans and players will cry? I hope they show people crying. I love to …

2014-12-07: BTW - That committee is a joke.

2014-12-07: Bama/Oregon/FSU/Ohio St - Obviously. That’s where the money is and the NCAA is 100% about the money.

2014-12-07: Did everyone see this quote from a player for Baylor? He’s now my favorite college football player. …

2014-12-07: In 45 minutes, Big 12 fans will explode with indignation.

2014-12-07: So, which team’s fan base is going to be whining like little babies after the playoff announcement …

2014-12-06: Today’s NCAA football would be 100% more exciting if not for the stupid, idiotic weekly rankings …

2014-12-04: I’m in the minority in that I kind of like DOB, but man he is the king of the irrelevancy,

2014-12-03: Glad to see the Braves are looking to follow the Kevin Towers theory of team building.

2014-12-03: Why the fuck do people care who scooped who on baseball news?

2014-12-03: Looks like a whole bunch of young Braves fans are about to find out what the 80s were really like.

2014-12-03: I saw Ian McLagan accompany @billybragg in Dublin 7 years ago and kept telling my wife, he was in …

2014-12-03: I find this convincing concerning Markakis. There are better options. t.co/1kjyC5EN8…

2014-11-29: I’m glad that Bama won, but I wish Miss State had won too.

2014-11-29: Finebaum is nothing but a professional troll. Lousy analyst. Lousy insights. He’s only on SEC Nation …

2014-11-29: Wow. Does State actually want to win this game?

2014-11-29: UGA loses to a second rate team … because UGA is a second rate team.

2014-11-29: Well, at least I don’t have to listen to Tech fans whine about the officials anymore.

2014-11-29: LOL … UGA lost to Tech. Embarrassing, but come on, they are clearly a second tier program.

2014-11-29: Good Lord Tech fans are a whiny bunch. Hey guys, wait and see if you lose before you start whining.

2014-11-29: The North Avenue Trade School football program is a joke, and UGA is making them look legit. …

2014-11-29: Bill Bates must love that they show that same Hershel run over and over and over again.

2014-11-29: SEC Network announcers are as embarrassing as UGA’s game play.

2014-11-29: Just a reminder that the Paul “The Genius” Johnson and his high school offense are 1-5 against the …

2014-11-28: All the praise for A&M in the SEC, and they’ve accomplished nothing but beating a team that …

2014-11-28: LOL at announcers pretending this pathetic Mizzou team has a chance against Bama or Mississippi …

2014-11-25: The CFP poll is out. Here comes the whining …

2014-11-25: If Chris Johnson “plays the game the right way”, what the hell is the wrong way?

2014-11-24: I can forgive David Ross for being a MAJOR LEAGUE HYPOCRITE if it means no AJ. Please Braves, No AJ.

2014-11-24: Great to see the Braves got rid of my fave player and are considering my least fave player as backup …

2014-11-24: Another Hall of Fame name I want to throw out there: Curt Flood.

2014-11-24: Do I wanna read the Musial, Campy or Ted Williams biography next???

2014-11-24: A few names for the Veteran’s Committee: Bobby Grich, Lou Whitaker, Ted Simmons and this guy. …

2014-11-24: Unit, Pedro, Bagwell, Walker, Raines, Smoltz, Trammel, E Martinez, Biggio, McGriff - & …

2014-11-22: My brother, the doomsayer, on Amari Cooper’s injury: “It’s the acl. I bet it’s his acl.”

2014-11-20: Has anyone read The Multiversity: Pax Americana? Would you be willing to send me an email explaining …

2014-11-19: Old, old, old. Collecting Jason Heyward. t.co/botm31Lrr…

2014-11-19: I’m still in mourning. t.co/1AlE4FdOh…

2014-11-19: Still in Mourning A sincere question: how many of you have a favorite player that plays for a team that is not your …

2014-11-18: Terrence Moore’s article on the Heyward trade is so bad you’d think it was published in the AJC.

2014-11-18: Alabama #1. Commence the whining.

2014-11-18: People keep saying “I wish we could’ve extended Heyward”. I tend to say “I wish we WOULD’VE extended …

2014-11-18: It’s sort of funny to me that the Braves TV deal issues aren’t blamed on Braves management. It’s as …

2014-11-18: My details differ, but @HarrisNye gets a lot of my feelings just right. t.co/bbzzw31e0…

2014-11-18: Jon Lester … ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. Why would he sign with the Braves? Does he like to lose 1-0, 2-0, …

2014-11-17: I’m off to cry myself to sleep.

2014-11-17: Are you guys busting 22’s chops over that TOO thing?

2014-11-17: There’s no dumber phrase to use in conjunction with pro sports than “the right way”.

2014-11-17: Tom Hart offering that cutting edge analysis we’ve come to expect from Chip Caray. Disappointed.

2014-11-17: So, is it safe to say that it wasn’t that the Braves didn’t think they could sign Heyward, it was …

2014-11-17: Thank God that Chris Johnson is still an Atlanta Brave.

2014-11-17: Nothing is the fault of the card companies. Damn economy.

2014-11-17: Nothing is the fault of the card companies. Damn dirty players asking for too much to sign …

2014-11-17: Nothing is the fault of the card companies. Damn dirty leagues and their high license prices.

2014-11-17: Damn fans. How dare they want to see the hometown kid signed to a long term deal!

2014-11-17: Perhaps some of us don’t think the problem with our team last year was starting pitching.

2014-11-17: The good news is I get to waste a lot less money on Braves tickets next year.

2014-11-17: Shelby Miller things the Braves have “a great offensive lineup … a lot of tough outs”. That’s so …

2014-11-17: “We’re going to reload, not rebuild.” Add that to the list of the lies Hart has told the fan base.

2014-11-17: I can live with this deal when framed as a rebuild, but I will not have smoke blown up my ass about …

2014-11-17: The Braves plan to complete in 2015: more pitching, worse defense, worse offense.

2014-11-17: If Hart really believe that THIS DEAL gives the Braves the ability to compete in 2015, I can only …

2014-11-17: Who’s more likely to play in the 2015 World Series? Jason Heyward or Shelby Miller? 2016? 2017? …

2014-11-17: Has anyone checked on @CardJunk ? Hopefully he’s taking the news better than me.

2014-11-17: Jason Heyward’s jersey is available on the Cardinals web site as number 00. Matheny wears 22.

2014-11-17: John Hart is a liar? No biggie. So was Schuerholz.

2014-11-17: There are people equating the Braves getting Miller to the Cards getting Wainwright all those years …

2014-11-17: I have a new least favorite Brave. Fuck Shelby Miller.

2014-11-17: When will the Cardinals have Heyward jerseys on sale? I’m all in. Fuck the Braves.

2014-11-12: That guy is wrong. Trading Heyward for two starters who’ll be in Atlanta for 1 year would be stupid.

2014-11-12: The more interviews John Hart gives … the more I hear him say things publicly … the less I like him.

2014-11-12: Georgia and Auburn. How many total yards rushing combined this weekend? 500? 600? 700? More?

2014-11-10: Duke Snider? Yes. Duke Snider! As if the [$30 a week habit] (http://30aweekhabit.blogspot.com) wasn't a great enough blog already, …

2014-11-09: There are people defending Chip Caray as an announcer on Twitter? Remarkable. On Chip’s best day, he …

2014-11-09: So, I say I need a Premier League team to support and you guys convince me to go with Arsenal. Well, …

2014-11-09: GOONERS!!!!!!!!!!

2014-11-09: Wait, UGA wants to do a blackout game against Auburn? Do they not remember this game? …

2014-11-09: I wish I hadn’t turned on Oregon - Utah. I’m ready for bed and this is a good game.

2014-11-09: “LSU outplayed Alabama.” 100% true. 100% irrelevant. Alabama outscored LSU. 100% true. 100% …

2014-11-08: Note to TJ Yeldon: Trent Richardson had the decency to wait until he got to he NFL to suck.

2014-11-08: Malzahn needs to hook his team up with more bath salts!

2014-11-08: They be crying on the plains!!!!

2014-11-08: On phone with my brother, he’s laughing so hard I think he’s going to hurt himself.

2014-11-08: The most awesome end to any football game ever.

2014-11-08: That’s the sound of 100,000 people whining. Which is stupid, because Auburn wins.

2014-11-08: Auburn wins. Game over.

2014-11-08: That was some gutless f’n play calling by A&M.

2014-11-08: Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. Not over yet, but I’m going to enjoy it for now.

2014-11-08: Who’s on color in the Auburn game? How come he never shuts up?

2014-11-08: Nice to see that Auburn and Nick Marshall have profited greatly off his crime. #YesIAmTrolling

2014-11-08: Oh well. At least the Irish will lose.

2014-11-08: The first time I drove through South Bend I pulled off the tollway just so I could spit on the …

2014-11-08: I’m not sure if I’m enjoying the Auburn game or the Notre Dame game more.

2014-11-08: If UGA lucks into the SECCG and wins, no way do they belong in the playoff.

2014-11-08: All offense, no defense. UGA belongs in one of the conferences on the other side of the Mississippi …

2014-11-06: Porno. t.co/yf9opyVXZ…

2014-11-06: People I don’t care about: my employer’s executives, my employer’s stockholders, my manager, my …

2014-11-06: “You need to get this report in on time. The CIO personally checks on this.” … as if there’s anyone …

2014-11-06: No matter how bad things are at work today, I get to see The New Pornographers tonight.

2014-11-03: I was just told that it is an ABSOLUTE FACT that Justin Upton is a clubhouse cancer. He knows …

2014-11-03: Just watched the 1957 World Series film and MadBum has NOTHING on Lew Burdette.

2014-11-02: My other birthday present from my in -laws. t.co/YtolepaiK…

2014-11-02: My birthday present from my in-laws. t.co/aefl1iyQq…

2014-11-02: I’ve got to try and get through the rest of the day without mocking UGA fans. It won’t be easy.

2014-11-02: I wanted UGA to win, but reading the comments at this (http://t.co/n6lRBDL6ag) blog makes me happy …

2014-11-01: This is the real UGA. Year after year after year after year.

2014-11-01: Those Apple commercials with the Fallon/Timberlake voice overs? Yeah, please stop those.

2014-11-01: UGA fans are so cute.

2014-11-01: Now THIS is the real Dawgs team. Flat and uninspiring. Typical of the entire history of their …

2014-10-31: Funny, MLB will make up rules to punish players if they want. When owners break the rules, they just …

2014-10-30: Felicity Smoak’s IT job is nothing like my IT job. Nothing.

2014-10-30: In my opinion, @cardboardhabit is 100% right about 2014 Topps Update. t.co/fWB43fYqm…

2014-10-29: As others have said, I’m happy for Huddy. I like the Panda too. Screw the rest of ‘em.

2014-10-29: Damn man. Baseball.

2014-10-29: Wow. I think someone Joe Buck took some greenies before the game today. Call down dude. That was the …

2014-10-29: First pitch? At the shoelaces. That’s a strike.

2014-10-29: 1985 World Series biggest momentum shift? Don Denkinger’s call at first late in game 6?

2014-10-29: So, Yost is depending on advice for Bobby Cox on how to handle his bullpen. I’ll not comment …

2014-10-29: In my timeline: “Everybody loves an underdog story.” I don’t.

2014-10-29: Jumbo Fisher’s little public hissy fits are so much fun. Ha ha! Ha ha! Ha ha ha!

2014-10-29: Gurley would be an idiot to waste one more second of his life playing college football.

2014-10-29: Let’s face it, being pro-NCAA is the same as being a stupid, miserable piece of shit.

2014-10-29: Here’s what I think: ESPN, as a part of their SEC bias, is creating all of the problems down in …

2014-10-28: Forgive me for geeking out, but, THEY’RE GONNA MAKE A CAPTAIN MARVEL MOVIE! THEY’RE GONNA MAKE A …

2014-10-28: Clearly, the “ColleyMatrix” and their unbiased rankings have been corrupted by ESPN’s SEC bias. …

2014-10-28: Clearly, the votes of the coaches in the Amway Coaches Poll are further evidence of ESPN’s SEC bias. …

2014-10-28: Clearly, Jeff Sagarin and his computer ratings are further proof of ESPN’s SEC bias. …

2014-10-28: Clearly, the Jeff Anderson & Chris Hester College Football Computer Rankings are subject to …

2014-10-28: Sure, Muschamp has to go, but if you take the time to create a site calling for him to be fired, …

2014-10-27: Isn’t putting your kids on TV for a reality show proof of being unfit to parent?

2014-10-26: Shut up Harold. Please, just shut up.

2014-10-26: Posey IS out.

2014-10-26: Another shot of my father-in-law’s newest card. t.co/rSP4Nqajc…

2014-10-26: Well, look what my father-in-law got himself. t.co/cMD0Np6aA…

2014-10-25: I can live with the Giants winning the World Series if Posey hits under .200.

2014-10-25: FAT GUY DEFENSE!!!!!

2014-10-25: Wait, does this mean Huddy would start game 7? That would conflict with standard rooting …

2014-10-25: I do not like the Giants, but I do love the Panda. Fat Guys Rule! (I miss the Braves fat …

2014-10-25: Gosh listening to the announcers, you’d think this game was a nail biter and that the officials hurt …

2014-10-25: You know what I miss? When Les Miles did the crazy shit himself. The Hat has been pretty tame the …

2014-10-25: Orange is an ugly color. Rocky Top is a stupid song. Smokey? He’s pretty cool. The dog I mean. Not …

2014-10-25: Ha ha ha ha ha ha Ole Miss.

2014-10-25: Delay of game???? On a game saving field goal???? Wow.

2014-10-25: Wwwwwwwwww. Good game.

2014-10-25: There’s nothing I hate more about live sports than having to sit through commercials.

2014-10-25: Everybody responsible for these Dr. Pepper college football commercials should be flogged to near …

2014-10-25: Didn’t the refs job Kentucky out of the Florida win? Good team. Still, Miss State wins this.

2014-10-25: Pitt just giving the game to Tech which means the AJC will be all over their “Paul Johnson is a …

2014-10-24: Safe! “@Ssnyder1835: My cousin, painter @GraigKreindler did this in honor of Jackie Robinson … …

2014-10-23: I like the changes in scouting but all of this GRIT talk from JH is just embarrassing.

2014-10-22: Murmur is better than Reckoning. Tim is better than Let it Be. Flip Your Wig is better than New Day …

2014-10-22: So yeah, watching the Panda run is not like watching Jason Heyward run. Not even a little bit.

2014-10-22: Wait, there are Royals fans who call George Brett Mr. 85? I thought that would be Don Denkinger.

2014-10-21: Posey is out.

2014-10-21: This is not. t.co/l0h31qoNc…

2014-10-21: This is the single dumbest thing I’ve ever read. t.co/WGZQNJMAO…

2014-10-19: A reminder that the Gators path to crap started under Coach Meyer, who I’m glad is still alive …

2014-10-18: Articles like this irk me. t.co/7McG2YB9k… If the games are being called tighter, it’s …

2014-10-18: Muschamp should pretend to be sick. It worked for the last guy.

2014-10-18: Gotta say, I am absolutely loving the Gators game.

2014-10-18: Did you know that Paul Johnson is an offensive genius? It’s true. Jeff Schultz says so.

2014-10-18: Proof positive that Gary Danielson is a dumb ass. Like the entire country didn’t already know.

2014-10-18: If Saban opens up the 2nd half with an onside kick, he’ll be my favorite person ever.

2014-10-18: So, who’s going for today’s “moral victory”?

2014-10-18: A note to whoever founded Party City: fuck you.

2014-10-17: Any Braves fan not reading the Throwback Thursday series by @fergoe at @TalkingChop is doing it all …

2014-10-17: Is there retail for Stadium Club or is it Hobby only?

2014-10-15: So, there are people who see someone criticize a product and then take that as personal criticism. I …

2014-10-15: No commentary. I remain hopeful. t.co/LzWmhq8Z3…

2014-10-15: I’ve been dismissed! Put in my place! So, why am I sitting here laughing my ass off?

2014-10-15: I don’t know about you guys, but I’m having a fun day.

2014-10-15: If you like the current line up of Topps products, I say buy them and be happy. Fine. Still, I’m …

2014-10-15: What are the last Topps base set cards that actually matter? Maybe Pujols and Ichiro in 01 Traded?

2014-10-15: Not a single Topps set in 2014 is designed for collectors. Every single set is made for breakers. …

2014-10-15: Actually, a 2015 Upper Deck base set would make me pretty damn happy as well. (Hey Upper Deck, see …

2014-10-15: As a collector, NOTHING would make me happier than having 2015 Topps Series 1 be a game changer like …

2014-10-15: Ooh ooh ooh. I want that baseball card of that player that looks just like his other card, but the …

2014-10-15: Yes. Yes. A thousand times yes. t.co/OTV0zFBB7…

2014-10-12: Thank you @nightowlcards !!!! t.co/9euQTibUL…

2014-10-11: Yeah, so I guess the Mississippi schools are for real. That’s pretty cool.

2014-10-11: “Sorry Alabama fans, Arkansas outplayed you tonight.” Stupid me, I thought the goal was to outscore …

2014-10-11: Here comes the Arkansas “moral victory” crew. Just a reminder that the only people who claim moral …

2014-10-11: I knew I hated Buster Posey. I just saw his SportsCenter commercial. Now I really, really hate him.

2014-10-11: Who exactly made the decision to give Brock Huard a broadcasting job? He’s bad. Very, very bad.

2014-10-11: I’m fine with the sabr-style broadcast on FS1, but no reason to include shot of guys in studio. …

2014-10-11: Note to my fellow Bama fans: the team isn’t very good this year.

2014-10-11: Maybe the worst pass interference call I’ve ever seen.

2014-10-11: :)

2014-10-11: Hee hee.

2014-10-11: Ha ha ha ha ha ha.

2014-10-11: This looks like the best game ever.

2014-10-11: Ha ha ha ha ha.

2014-10-11: Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.

2014-10-11: Because of the penalty, I wish he had caught it. That would be so much funnier.

2014-10-11: So, the fact that this allegedly happens everywhere is why I shouldn’t be outraged about this? …

2014-10-10: Curt Flood is a national hero and should be the patron saint of every major league baseball player.

2014-10-10: I believe it is a moral imperative for people to break bad rules.

2014-10-10: Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes. 100% yes. t.co/rJj9Hnjru…

2014-10-10: Seriously, how does Schultz stay employed?

2014-10-09: LOL at people who think “following the rules” should be some guiding moral principal.

2014-10-09: A reminder that the NFL draft age rules exists FOR ONE REASON … to thank the NCAA for their free …

2014-10-09: I think the NFL gets to share some of the blame in all this shit too.

2014-10-09: My sincerest hope is that what we know and love as college athletics comes to an end soon. Blow the …

2014-10-09: Dave Stieb is more deserving of the HOF than Jack Morris. Discuss.

2014-10-06: So, Treon Harris to Auburn? Yes, still trolling.

2014-10-06: Every second spent in a meeting is a wasted second. The only managers I don’t hate are the ones …

2014-10-06: Safe to say that Shaquille Jones will end up playing for Auburn? Better keep an eye on your stuff in …

2014-10-04: Matt Kemp. Thank you. Please don’t blow it Dodgers.

2014-10-04: If it wasn’t the Cardinals, I’d be laughing my ass off right now.

2014-10-04: Pathetic. Who do they think they are? The Barves?

2014-10-04: CHOKE

2014-10-04: One nice thing about hating both teams in a series is I can be happy regardless of the outcome. …

2014-10-04: You guys were poking fun, but it looks like those Nationals fans who left early were smart.

2014-10-04: Doesn’t feel right to be happy about the Giants win, but there you go.

2014-10-04: Belt just hit a home run. He watched it. He flipped his bat. How come he’s not being accused of …

2014-10-04: Every time John Smoltz opens his mouth and doesn’t shit on the Nationals he’s betraying the Barves.

2014-10-04: Ha ha ha ha ha ha. Was that Chip Caray calling that “home run”?????

2014-10-04: I”m trying to figure out why I’m watching two baseball games featuring the three teams I hate most …

2014-10-04: I’d get excited about the Dodgers runs but after last night’s choke job, I’ll wait.

2014-10-04: “The Ice Cube”???? Bob Costas is an old man.

2014-10-04: I hope the Nationals and Giants go 30 innings.

2014-10-04: Wong must be a dummy. He’s like a Cardinals fan, not just a player.

2014-10-04: Stop talking about the DAMNED 18 INNING GAME AGAINST THE ASTROS!!!!

2014-10-04: Posey was out.

2014-10-04: Holy crap. Now I know who Posey reminds me of. The Great Gazoo from the Flintstones. …

2014-10-04: While I’m pulling for the Giants tonight, it is physically impossible for me to root for or cheer …

2014-10-04: I’m in the minority here. I’d much rather see the Giants win than the fucking Nationals. Or …

2014-10-04: For a 95 year old man, Uncle Verne is actually pretty sharp.

2014-10-04: Yeah Vols, how’s that moral victory last week looking now? Ha ha ha ha. Just a reminder that moral …

2014-10-04: Muschamp looks so happy to beat a second division team. Too funny.

2014-10-03: So, looking at the moves the Braves have made in the FO and with Fredi, is it safe to say the new GM …

2014-10-02: Joe Simson? On a national broadcast? Ugh. The Barves season is over and we’re still being punished.

2014-10-02: Joe Simpson??? On a national broadcast??? Pass.

2014-10-01: Is there any job less reputable than sports columnist? Sports radio host maybe?

2014-10-01: Looks like I might be done watching baseball this year. Later y’all.

2014-10-01: John Kruk just confused Hunter Pence and Buster Posey. Maybe he wants Uncle Verne’s job calling the …

2014-10-01: Posey was out.

2014-10-01: I’m in the minority, but I wouldn’t mind seeing a rematch of the 71 and 79 World Series … with the …

2014-10-01: I’m amazed that there are people who actually get upset over how Edison Volquez wears his hat.

2014-10-01: Great to see that the all-knowing Bill Shanks can read the minds of Braves players.

2014-09-30: George Brett is easily one of my ten least favorite players in the history of baseball. I hated the …

2014-09-30: I fucking hated Ron Darling as a pitcher. I fucking hate Ron Darling as an announcer.

2014-09-30: Schultz is an idiot, but Bradley is the master of the obvious. Every column is paint by numbers.

2014-09-29: Congratulations to the Twins who, like the Braves, magically cured all their problems with a firing. …

2014-09-27: Who are the Power 5 conferences? I’ve got SEC, Pac, Big 12 and ACC but I can’t think of the other.

2014-09-27: The object in a game isn’t to outplay the other team, it’s to score more points.

2014-09-27: Let’s be honest though. If anyone can find a way to still lose this, it’s UGA.

2014-09-27: Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha …

2014-09-27: Typical UGA. Don’t try to win, just try not to lose.

2014-09-25: Sorry, but I can’t pretend to care.

2014-09-24: Who is this baseball team and what have you done with my Braves?

2014-09-24: I hope the Pirates win the World Series and Andrew McCutchen becomes a household name.

2014-09-23: If John Hart says NO he immediately becomes my favorite person in baseball.

2014-09-23: John Hart???? Seriously???? What year is this???? I want Coppy.

2014-09-23: Well, the good news is that I don’t have to see a different team clinch a playoff spot at the Ted on …

2014-09-23: So yeah, fuck Gary Sheffield.

2014-09-23: Did I actually just see someone say that one of the GOOD things about Braves twitter is all the …

2014-09-23: From my collection - “@EyeOnBaseball: Happy Anniversary: Steve Carlton’s 300th win …

2014-09-23: I’m sarcastic. I’m a cynic. It’s good for people like me to see something like the Guilder Rodriguez …

2014-09-23: CUSTOM! “@OvrreactingBrav: @CardJunk @MadGlavSmoltz t.co/9YJ6Vtgp8…”

2014-09-23: I can find no evidence of one, but I thought I’d ask anyone. Does anyone know if a Braves card of …

2014-09-23: Astounding? Shocking! Revolting! Inconceivable! Ridiculous! Pathetic! How can this possibly …

2014-09-23: No problem with Cox supporting Fredi. The problem is saying it in a way that makes the next GM look …

2014-09-23: So, when do the Reds put Dusty Baker and the re-animated corpses of Marge Schott and Sparky Anderson …

2014-09-23: Read the second comment. t.co/AzxYXVAlR… Two post-season appearances in four years is the …

2014-09-23: This is a reasoned and intelligent take on the whole Braves way thing. t.co/6L0yV6Z0v… …

2014-09-23: One man’s classy is another’s bore.

2014-09-23: If the Braves Way is a bunch of goober players saying stupid things like “Gosh darn, I’m just happy …

2014-09-23: I was going to post some new want lists to my blog today, but I can’t decide if it’s the Braves way …

2014-09-22: The Braves were shut out!!!! It’s all Frank Wren’s fault!!!! Fire him.

2014-09-22: It was nice of JS to go on the Braves broadcast and lie to all Braves fans. It’s just like we’re all …

2014-09-22: Remember when Dayton Moore signed Jeff Francouer to a multi-year deal? Sounds like the #BravesWay to …

2014-09-22: The Braves Way: Mark Texeira for Casey Kotchman.

2014-09-22: The Braves Way: David Cone for Ed Hearn. (OOPS. Right GM. Wrong team.)

2014-09-22: The Braves Way: David Justice and Marquis Grissom for Kenny Lofton and Alan Embree.

2014-09-22: The Braves Way: Adam Wainwright for one year of JD Drew.

2014-09-22: The Braves Way: Two half seasons of Mark Texeira for all the prospects.

2014-09-22: The Braves Way: Michael Tucker and Keith Lockhart for Jermaine Dye,

2014-09-22: Braves Way. JS actually said that. It’s actually a thing. Embarrassing.

2014-09-22: I heard NOTHING in that press conference that leads me to believe Coppolella is going to get the …

2014-09-22: Everything about this is just embarrassing for the Braves franchise.

2014-09-22: Again, I love Bobby Cox, but he has no business on this search committee. Too many close ties to too …

2014-09-22: I’ve never hated John Schuerholz more than when he uttered the words Braves way. Blow me.

2014-09-22: I love Bobby Cox. Ran a great clubhouse. That’s great over 162 game season w/ talent. Lousy …

2014-09-22: The Braves front office need an enema and the hose can be stuck in Terry McGuirk’s office.

2014-09-22: Nothing more pathetic than watching a franchise trying to hang on to their glory days a decade after …

2014-09-22: Just a reminder: if FW gets the axe today and not FG, it doesn’t mean FG stays. It might mean the …

2014-09-22: Wait, more useless than a newspaper columnist who calls for people to be fired - sports radio hosts. …

2014-09-22: There’s nothing in this world more useless than a newspaper columnist who calls for people to be …

2014-09-22: If FW is being canned for the BJ signing, then every executive above him who approved the deal …

2014-09-22: There’s nothing to be gained firing Wren today. Nothing. I couldn’t possibly have less respect for …

2014-09-22: I don’t understand the reasoning behind dumping FW today. The end of the season is only a few weeks …

2014-09-21: How do we get Jason Heyward together with Frank Thomas this off-season?

2014-09-21: So I’ll ask it — if the Braves can’t sign Heyward this off-season to a long term deal, would you …

2014-09-21: Oh man, I hope the Braves hire Dayton Moore and Ned Yost. I miss the late 80s.

2014-09-21: Terry Mcguire’s leadership will guide the Braves through the upcoming offseason. He’ll do everything …

2014-09-21: I’m not sure I’ve been watching the Premier League long enough to enjoy Man U’s ass kicking as much …

2014-09-20: Miss St over LSU? What a maroon.

2014-09-18: Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.

2014-09-18: I sincerely wish the Falcons would onside kick here.

2014-09-18: This is my favorite NFL game ever.

2014-09-18: JULIO! JULIO! JULIO! #RollTide

2014-09-18: Love Skates! “@Baseball_Photos: Lonnie Smith is the only player to play in the World Series with 4 …

2014-09-18: How dare he have fun scoring a touchdown. Penalty! Stupid rule. Stupid, stupid rule.

2014-09-18: Vinyl 45, delivered. t.co/U2dt91Eq6…

2014-09-17: This show better not suck. t.co/4kwTCn7M4…

2014-09-17: Holy crap, Billy Ripken is a bad commentator. Just awful. He’s even worse at his current job than he …

2014-09-17: Let’s say Winston ends up drafted by Pittsburgh, what do you think he and Ben will talk about?

2014-09-17: Essentially, FSU is OK with rape, thieving and property damage. But, if you yell something vulgar in …

2014-09-16: The more quotes I read from Terry McGuirk, the less I like him.

2014-09-16: Watching @AceballStats recount Tim Raines stats reminds me of watching a young Raines play second …

2014-09-16: I say again, sticking the Braves new ballpark by a mall and surrounding it with chain restaurants is …

2014-09-16: Normally, I’d have sympathy for the screwed over taxpayers, but since its Cobb County, I say fuck …

2014-09-16: It will be easier to get to the new Braves ballpark. Mr. JS said so and he would never lie. (His …

2014-09-16: I wish all Braves fans luck with the 75/285 interchange in 2017.

2014-09-16: Wow. SunTrust Park. I’m so excited I just might pee my pants.

2014-09-16: Oh cool! A bunch of rich people are going to pretend to dig up ground in Cobb County this morning! …

2014-09-15: If you were Jason Heyward, would you sign up to stay with this clown show past next year?

2014-09-15: Mediocre country singer takes over favorite teams twitter account? Mute please.

2014-09-15: I say again, I don’t give a shit about the effect that a battered spouse or abused child has on your …

2014-09-15: Listening to all these WOE IS ME player collectors is just pathetic.

2014-09-15: In the wake of domestic violence and child abuse scandals, the effect on your collection is not one …

2014-09-14: Are you a Braves fan? Feeling blue? Sort your Jason Heyward cards. Cheered me up. (250+ and …

2014-09-14: Most Braves fans would agree with the Kevin Towers / Kirk Gibson’s style if they were in charge of …

2014-09-14: Hey look! The Braves can’t score any runs! Let’s get rid of our best offensive player!

2014-09-14: Love all the fans who want to get rid of Justin Upton. Just a reminder that the Braves have the …

2014-09-13: I’ve always known LaRussa is a scum bag. I’ve never thought he was stupid though. No way he doesn’t …

2014-09-12: I get that DOB could handle a lot of it better, but if I got 95% of the tweets he gets, my standard …

2014-09-12: WHAT?!?!?!?!?!?!? No Gattis?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

2014-09-12: Between now and mid November, going to see Old 97s, Lily Allen, Gaslight Anthem, New Pornographers, …

2014-09-12: So yeah, My Friday has been bad. My board is getting worse. t.co/5KCwjavR5…

2014-09-12: My whiteboard reflects the kind of week I’m having. t.co/FvZFjmOVl…

2014-09-12: Listening to LaRussa talk about Towers is hilarious. Two of the more despicable people in the game …

2014-09-11: Who is the Rays color guy? He’s pretty bad.

2014-09-09: You be bummed about the Braves. I’m bummed that there are no plans for the Dock Ellis documentary to …

2014-09-09: I’d hate for the Hawks to leave Atlanta. I’ve gotten attached to all 3 of our consistently middle of …

2014-09-08: If I see the word WAR in a tweet, my first thought is the baseball stat. My second thought is Jason …

2014-09-07: Hey Twitter, am I allowed to be happy the Cowboys are losing?

2014-09-07: How dare the Braves try and have fun when losing …

2014-09-07: Don’t the Braves know that they should do nothing but hang their head in shame at how they’ve let …

2014-09-07: Don’t watch much NFL, but I need people to let me know before the game if I’m allowed to be happy my …

2014-09-07: I’m sure Corch game an inspiring speech to his players after the game though. “This isn’t my fault. …

2014-09-07: Is Urban Meyer OK? I know he has a serious health issue that caused him to almost quit one time. …

2014-09-07: I think I enjoy watching Ohio State lose more than watching one of my teams win.

2014-09-06: Andre Ware is bad at color commentary. Any worse, he’d be on the desk with Tebow where quality is …

2014-09-06: So yeah, Tebow is as good a commentator as he was an NFL QB.

2014-09-05: “@KevinMcAlpin: Justin Upton is in the lineup tonight. #Braves” AND - Kevin Towers lost his job.

2014-09-05: Bye bye Kevin Towers you pathetic loser. Thanks for Justin Upton.

2014-09-04: Any ideas? MT “@BravesAmerica: Any suggestions on removing cards from the Beckett/PSA grading slab …

2014-09-03: The Braves are winning and I own this baseball card. All in all, not a bad day. …

2014-09-02: 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 - THAT was bad. This is nothing.

2014-09-01: Fredi, Laird and BJ personally causing crybaby fits in section 325 of the Ted. Wah! Wah! Wah!

2014-09-01: I’m going to stick with my Twitter Braves fans. As long as I avoid that specific hash tag, all is …

2014-09-01: Man, if your personal happiness is dependent upon a sports team winning a game, you live a sad and …

2014-09-01: Nothing like a trip to the Ted to remind me how much I hate most of my fellow Braves fans.

2014-08-30: How often do you think Auburn players check their lockers and make sure nothing is missing?

2014-08-29: #JUpforMVP

2014-08-28: Looks like Chip and Joe have a crush.

2014-08-28: At least Medlen got a real contract. Beachy and Venters never got one. (Here’s hoping Medlen and …

2014-08-28: The Jonny Venters news sucks. Met him briefly at Coolray Field during his recovery. A genuinely nice …

2014-08-28: Still waiting on a 2011 redemption … at this point, I’m not sure I even care anymore. …

2014-08-28: Turns out that I’m a sub-tweeting asshole. (It’s true! It’s true!)

2014-08-27: The only reason most of us have even heard of Shanks is because he once got his head stuck up Paul …

2014-08-27: Anybody out there collecting 1980 Topps Baseball Superstars Photo Cards! (80’s Supers) I’ve got …

2014-08-27: I’ve had a bad day. Watching @DSimpson88 troll Bill Shanks is cheering me up though. Be careful Dan. …

2014-08-27: Wait, Stadium Club is coming back? Will it be any better than 2008? Or is it just called Stadium …

2014-08-26: So, who’s going to hold Terry McGuirk responsible for the performance of this team?

2014-08-26: Johnny Venters’ arm troubles are not a moral failing, assholes.

2014-08-26: Arguably, the 2 greatest offensive players in Braves history, in a battle! t.co/pjH85dBTM… …

2014-08-26: F’n set collectors, trying to ruin the joy of the people who are catered to with every product from …

2014-08-26: Looks like we have a “hit” on our hands judging by the comments here. t.co/9K24fhRCl… Well, …

2014-08-25: Sure, Breaking Bad is great, but THIS is Bryan Cranston’s single greatest moment on television. …

2014-08-25: Weird me, but I would have gone with 598 cards with the last 43 short printed. That 2001 set seems …

2014-08-25: Lemme guess. 500 cards. 75 are SPs. More coin cards. More relics. More minis. More! More! More!

2014-08-23: Nice to see McGuirk and Schultz shit all over the Braves in the paper today during a win streak.

2014-08-23: When I hear an exec like McGuirk talk about “accountability” what I hear is “scapegoating”. What the …

2014-08-23: The Red Sox are babies, and frankly, so are most of their fans. Poor little David Ortiz. He’s gets …

2014-08-23: Honestly, shouldn’t Ricketts be fined by MLB for not having enough ground crew members working the …

2014-08-23: 2-2 you Everton bastards!

2014-08-23: Why do so many fans act like a player getting injured is some sort of moral failure?

2014-08-23: Is Angel Hernandez working in the Premier League now?

2014-08-23: Is this (#JUpforMVP) a thing now? It should totally be a thing.

2014-08-22: I hate baseball. I love baseball. Mostly though, I hate baseball.

2014-08-22: What are those flashing lights in the stands?

2014-08-22: Runs dudes. We need runs dudes.

2014-08-22: So, the dirty little secret about many of my fellow Braves fans is that they would support the Kevin …

2014-08-22: If Bill Shanks and this whole “The Braves Way” bullshit becomes a thing … I just can’t believe …

2014-08-22: If you are a Braves fan who hates Justin Upton … let’s just say that says a lot more about you than …

2014-08-21: Whatever happened to Christhian Martinez?

2014-08-21: For the record, the Braves have ended innings with the bases loaded twice tonight. So, despite the …

2014-08-21: Just a reminder that Bill Shanks would have said Hank Aaron was lazy and didn’t play the Braves way.

2014-08-20: Anyone think Shanks will write something really stupid about JUp tomorrow?

2014-08-20: Man, I get distracted looking for Huntress pics, and suddenly the Braves are tied. Crap.

2014-08-20: #1 - Superman is AWESOME. #2 - Dick Grayson is the best character in the history of DC. #3 - Batman …

2014-08-20: Come on. This is the Braves. One run after having the bases loaded is GOOD.

2014-08-20: I’m glad CJ got a hit and all, but he did not RIP a single there. Come on Braves.

2014-08-20: Are we about to get a run because of the worst rule in baseball?

2014-08-20: I like Don Sutton. “Right down the middle for ball two.”

2014-08-20: Stupid me. I kind of think whether Johnny Manziel starts or not should be decided by his performance …

2014-08-20: I can’t decide if I want to do my job or watch a DVD of Game 7 of the 1980 World Series.

2014-08-20: I’m still pissed about that Frank Robinson comment I saw on eBay.

2014-08-19: Higher WAR than Frank Robinson? Only …

2014-08-19: I want what this guy is selling, but I can’t give money to someone who disrespects Frank Robinson.

2014-08-19: Seriously, Frank Robinson is practically the definition of a major star.

2014-08-19: By any reasonable measure, Frank Robinson is one of the 20 best position players in the history of …

2014-08-19: From an eBay listing: “There are no major stars but quite a few minor stars such as Frank Robinson …

2014-08-19: What’s funny? Watching a guy using someone else’s name for his Twitter account calling someone else …

2014-08-18: Hey look, I have @JasonHeyward cards. t.co/iqfeyMJnT…

2014-08-18: Does anyone want to give me $4,000 so I can but a 1953 Bowman complete set?

2014-08-16: Why is Johnson hitting in front of Gattis?

2014-08-16: So, it looks like being an Arsenal fan is going to be fun.

2014-08-16: ARSENAL!

2014-08-16: What the fuck is Crystal Palace?

2014-08-15: I love Jim Powell, but he should keep the verbal blow jobs to his former employer Selig to a …

2014-08-15: So, Shanks hates Hank Aaron, Jason Heyward and Justin Upton. Think hard on that and figure it out.

2014-08-15: Wait, the Braves are scoring with home runs. Wouldn’t it be better with a string of opposite field …

2014-08-15: What is Topps Fire? I keep looking and I can’t find a link.

2014-08-15: I swear, every single word in every single column written by Jeff Schultz makes me dumber.

2014-08-15: Just a reminder that the worst writer who regularly writes about the Braves is NOT employed by the …

2014-08-15: Isn’t it time someone put a bullet in Schultz’s writing career?

2014-08-14: I was just going to say that anyone who retweets Schultz is an idiot … never mind … I stand by the …

2014-08-14: Every baseball commissioner to date has been scum. Every single one.

2014-08-14: If you see an RAGING, ANGRY Braves fan today, make sure you point and laugh at them.

2014-08-14: Avilan????? Hey Braves. The Dodgers are pretty damned good. They don’t need you to help them win.

2014-08-14: Who cares what 2015 Topps looks like? The question is this: has Topps learned how to construct a set …

2014-08-14: Holy shit. I’ve completed 2002 Topps Heritage. Amazing the things you find out when you put together …

2014-08-14: At this point, a victory over the Braves should only count as .5 wins in the standing. Losing to the …

2014-08-14: Do you think employees should just lap up any shit their employers hand out because that’s the way …

2014-08-13: Part of me wishes Puig had homered to shut up the assholes sitting behind me.

2014-08-13: I reserve loyalty for my family and friends. I’ve tried it with employers and I’ve been burned every …

2014-08-13: Some people do their work out of love, and that’s great. I work in I.T. I work for money. If someone …

2014-08-13: No problem with Jon Lester, but going to the highest bidder is not an immoral decision and not …

2014-08-13: Every picture of a high end football card posted today is butt ugly. Remarkable that people who …

2014-08-12: If you are moved to actual outrage because of something a pinch runner might have said on first, you …

2014-08-12: If you are moved to actual outrage by the poor performance of your favorite sports team, you have a …

2014-08-11: Yes, I own a Greg Maddux rubber duck. t.co/SabHbMMby…

2014-08-11: My favorite book has seen better days. t.co/Lx5mAB0EC…

2014-08-11: Bradley and Schultz are nothing but professional trolls.

2014-08-11: This kind of thing is pathetic. Why would the Yankees care if someone wears a Tigers hat? …

2014-08-10: Uh, guys, at what he does, Craig Kimbrel isn’t among the very best. Right now, he IS the very best.

2014-08-10: What news value is there to ESPN running the Tony Stewart quote throughout the entire game at the …

2014-08-10: If you want to know the score or the pitch count, pay attention to the damn game.

2014-08-10: I’ve been watching old baseball DVD sets lately. I miss the days where the screen wasn’t covered …

2014-08-10: Does Wood pitch the 7th? I hope. I hope. I hope.

2014-08-10: Ha ha Gio. Ha ha. Too funny. Thanks you big dummy.

2014-08-10: If the Braves offense was halfway competent, this game would be what, 6-1 by now?

2014-08-10: I’m in the minority, but I’d rather listen to 24 hours of Joe Morgan than 5 minutes of Harold …

2014-08-10: I’m watching the Blue Jays and Tigers in the 19th, and sometimes, I think I enjoy games more when I …

2014-08-10: The Braves offense is as useless as Chip Caray on the pay by play mic.

2014-08-10: So, people expect beat reporters to confront baseball players and managers like an angry talk radio …

2014-08-10: Too bad the Braves aren’t already in Cobb County. There are NEVER traffic problems at I-75/I-285 on …

2014-08-10: Remember, in the aftermath of a tragedy, you are not allowed to express opinions about anything.

2014-08-10: Actually heard on radio today: “Why hasn’t Wren signed Harang to a long term deal yet?”

2014-08-10: Were any punishments handed out for the Cutch beaning?

2014-08-10: Are Braves fans on Atlanta sports radio fairly representative of the fan base as a whole?

2014-08-07: The back of my @PunkRockPaint John Smoltz mini. Awesome, awesome, awesome. t.co/Kozsnr7Xl…

2014-08-07: Ooh. Not only did I get a set of beautiful Nergo League cards, but also a JOHN SMOLTZ mini. Thanks …

2014-08-07: I know it makes me a bad collector, but I kinda love 1990 Topps.

2014-08-06: I hate that the Braves are losing, but I love watching people whose reaction is like their lives are …

2014-08-05: Finishing up game 7 of the 79 series. Stargell, Madlock and Parker were bad, bad men.

2014-08-05: Jim Bibby making Eddie Murray look like a chump.

2014-08-05: We are family!! t.co/BlHf50UBW…

2014-08-04: Looking for Mickey Mantle … t.co/zMs2sgT6k…

2014-08-04: Looking for Mickey Mantle ... [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2448.0”]A recent card …

2014-08-02: So, is this what Barves means?

2014-08-02: Just a reminder that the Braves lost the game where Bob Horner hit his four homers.

2014-08-02: Glad the Braves would rather play baseball the right way than try to win games. (Up late 4 work and …

2014-08-02: If only Jason Heyward loved baseball …

2014-08-02: Remember, the team’s GM thought their problem last year was they didn’t hit enough people. If only …

2014-08-02: The Diamondbacks are a joke.

2014-08-02: If Topps Bunt is the future of collecting, I’m out.

2014-08-02: I’m not ready to live in a world without Ernie, Skip and Pete. So sad. RIP Professor.

2014-08-01: #SkipCarayQuote “We’re ready for the first pitch, but we’re waiting for ESPN to …

2014-08-01: #SkipCarayQuote From a day game on TBS, “I see a lot of middle aged business men are here with their …

2014-08-01: #SkipCarayQuote “It’s a partial sellout.” There were a few thousand people in the crowd.

2014-08-01: #SkipCarayQuote “I sure hope they find what they are looking for” after the camera catches a guy …

2014-08-01: #SkipCarayQuote “Ugly little booger, isn’t he?”, when the camera showed then Cubs broadcaster Chip …

2014-08-01: #SkipCarayQuote “Bob Horner has deceptive speed, he’s slower than he looks.”

2014-08-01: It’s remarkable to me how many Braves fans see the 91-05 run as a disappointment.

2014-08-01: What the hell is LRT?

2014-08-01: Ooh. Me want. “@SportsCardNews: Topps & Bowman Heritage packs. Various years. $5 each or 12 …

2014-08-01: Reading the tweets with that hashtag I don’t use, you’d think Bonafacio is Rickey Henderson. He’s a …

2014-08-01: Smart move. “@Braves: Braves OF Jordan Schafer has been designated for assignment.”

2014-08-01: Generally speaking, I’m no longer in favor of throwing at people. That said, I think the Marlins …

2014-08-01: MLB defends another bullshit call. Shocking.

2014-07-27: Bittersweet I wasn't supposed to be home today. I was supposed to be in Cooperstown. I had rooms booked for …

2014-07-26: Did someone mention Pascual Perez? t.co/AX00xULzd…

2014-07-26: My auto Baseball Project LP. Scott McCaughey signed it “of the 62 Giants.” He signed my friends A’s …

2014-07-26: I saw the Baseball Project at the Earl a few weeks ago. It was the most baseball geekery I’ve ever …

2014-07-26: “@pgammo: Love all the Braves caps in Cooperstown, but their team is 38-41 since April 27” @braves

2014-07-26: I hope no ChiSox fans are wearing their caps to support the Big Hurt! Mr. Gammons might have to …

2014-07-26: I knew Perer Gammons was a Red Sox apologist, I had no idea he was mean.

2014-07-21: My employer to investors: “Our best year ever, and bigger days ahead.” My employer to employees: “1% …

2014-07-20: My new cards. 1958 greatness! t.co/8VIMtqqgP…

2014-07-17: Yep. 100% right. “@EyeOnBaseball: MLB issues statement on not mentioning Gwynn at All-Star Game …

2014-07-16: .@Acbeam @BigHairPlasGras My proudest accomplishment collecting was completing the 72 set. All those …

2014-07-16: Yeah Jeets, yeah Jeets. LOL t.co/nNR4dALTv…

2014-07-16: Now 13 cards away from my 77T set. t.co/63brmZ6sM…

2014-07-16: YOU can own this card for only 10 dollars!!!!! t.co/ge1JxhrPU…

2014-07-16: Great stuff about Harry Caray in this Steve Stone interview, and the picture of Harry and Skip at …

2014-07-15: Everyone in baseball should wear their uniform exactly the same way. Non-conformity and …

2014-07-15: It’s not nice to trash a Cubs player … come on. He already plays for the Cubs. Isn’t that punishment …

2014-07-15: Freddie!

2014-07-15: My Roku 3 is syncing Boog’s call on ESPN Radio with the Fox video. No more Joe Buck. No more idiot …

2014-07-15: Sit down AL bums.

2014-07-15: Am I allowed to dislike Kinsler or does he “play the game the right way”?

2014-07-15: Alright AL assholes, let’s not make Kimbrel throw too many pitches.

2014-07-15: Well, that was bad.

2014-07-15: Hey Freddie … don’t get hurt. Please.

2014-07-15: Are there any more Cardinals pitchers in the bullpen???? This fire could use a little gasoline.

2014-07-15: Come on Kimbrel … time to wake this game up!!!!

2014-07-15: That’s an embarrassingly bad version of God Bless America.

2014-07-15: If it’s an All Star game, why isn’t @TenorLion singing God Bless America?

2014-07-15: BORRRRRRRRING. BORRRRRRRRING. BORRRRRRRRING. BORRRRRRRRING. BORRRRRRRRING. BORRRRRRRRING. …

2014-07-15: FREDDIE! FREDDIE! FREDDIE! FREDDIE! FREDDIE! FREDDIE! FREDDIE! FREDDIE! FREDDIE!

2014-07-15: Cool. I was hoping this game would get a lot more pitching changes.

2014-07-15: There’s nothing I enjoy in a “game that counts” more than interviewing someone and ignoring the game …

2014-07-15: If the AL wins, Trout will get jobbed out of another MVP award.

2014-07-15: Chris Johnson makes … ha … who am I kidding?

2014-07-15: How dare Dee Gordon look happy to score a run!!!!!!! Playing the game “the right way” means solemnly …

2014-07-15: The best thing I can say about Joe Buck is that at least he’s better than Chip Caray.

2014-07-15: Another ball that Jason Heyward catches.

2014-07-15: Selig doesn’t think there was anyway to stop the work stoppage in 1994? What a load of crap. What a …

2014-07-15: Hey look! One of the classiest guys in MLB history is sitting next to the devil!

2014-07-15: What exactly does playing the game right mean?

2014-07-15: No doubt you can make an argument that Wainwright deserved to start this game. No doubt that Kershaw …

2014-07-15: Like that manufactured moment when Jeter and the Perjurer went out to pull Mo out of the game. Did …

2014-07-15: I have no issues with Jeter. Great player. But, he’s a Yankee which means I simply don’t care. Plus, …

2014-07-15: Most Braves fans hate Puig. I’d trade any player on our team for him.

2014-07-15: Every criticism of Cano leaving the Yankees is invalid.

2014-07-15: Heyward definitely catches that.

2014-07-15: Why exactly did Methany NOT start the best pitcher in the NL?

2014-07-15: Hey look! A totally manufactured moment.

2014-07-15: Everything wrong with base Topps in checklist form. t.co/86ecDQupZ…

2014-07-15: This is my periodic reminder that Bud Selig and Jeffrey Loria conspired to destroy baseball in …

2014-07-15: Anyone going to the national who wants to pick me up a 1954 Hank Aaron, feel free. AND - I’ll give …

2014-07-14: Mike Stanton deserves to be one of the biggest stars in the game. His power is absurd. So much fun.

2014-07-14: Stanton might be my favorite player who doesn’t wear an Atlanta uniform.

2014-07-14: I like Puig because every single person on my timeline hates him. Wife informs me that I’m an …

2014-07-14: Did Berman just call him Carlos Stanton?????? I hate the Derby, but even I turn it on to watch …

2014-07-14: I have a great idea. Let’s turn batting practice into a shitty competition with a fat guy yelling …

2014-07-12: In today’s mail part 4, all I need now is the Aaron. t.co/oROcOZ2XR…

2014-07-12: In today’s mail part 3 … t.co/lDNQbHBot…

2014-07-12: In today’s mail part 2 … t.co/V7nSyVk8M…

2014-07-12: In today’s mail part 1 … t.co/aBbT4KxRb…

2014-07-12: I love Chicago. I love Wrigley Field. For a long time, I even loved the Cubbies. Pointless.

2014-07-12: Nothing dumber than throwing home run balls back on the field. Cubs fans are the dumbest, and the …

2014-07-10: There’s no problem with liking a Topps product. If, however, you like everything, then your …

2014-07-10: I honestly have no idea who Rizzo is.

2014-07-10: Rizzo makes All-Star team. World goes, who?

2014-07-10: I’m suffering from #VoteJUp fatigue. I’m done. Sorry to harass those of you who don’t care.

2014-07-10: If you agree to #VoteJUp, it might just provide the inspiration I need to finally complete my 1973 …

2014-07-10: #VoteJUp — I’ve run out of other things to say.

2014-07-10: #VoteJUp OR ELSE!!!!!!!!!!

2014-07-10: #VoteJUp because @PennyForYoThots

2014-07-10: My niece wants you to #VoteJUp. t.co/7moeaeqh0…

2014-07-10: Willie and Roberto agree with Hank!!!! You must #VoteJUp. t.co/qQ2SzItmf…

2014-07-10: Hank says … #VoteJUp t.co/si3KwEy1r…

2014-07-10: My 1955 Bowman Braves Team Set says to #VoteJUp!!! (Yes young collectors. There was a time when …

2014-07-10: #VoteJUp or I destroy the Clemente!!!!!!! t.co/iPP9g6eFI…

2014-07-10: Turns out Topps ran out of ideas years ago. #VoteJUp will have no effect on the 2015 set.

2014-07-10: #VoteJUp or 2015 Topps Series 1 will be almost EXACTLY like 2014 Topps Series 1!!!!

2014-07-10: #VoteJUp so that @PennyForYoThots can take a break.

2014-07-10: Justin Morneau for the All-Star game!!!!!! #VoteJUp

2014-07-10: Yeah, I’d rather eat than #VoteJUp

2014-07-10: I can’t decide if I want lunch or #VoteJUp ?

2014-07-10: What if I didn’t #VoteJUp today? I’m pretty sure that @PennyForYoThots has us all covered. :) (Good …

2014-07-10: What the hell. #VoteJUp 5

2014-07-10: What the hell. #VoteJUp 4

2014-07-10: What the hell. #VoteJUp 3

2014-07-10: What the hell. #VoteJUp 2

2014-07-10: What the hell. #VoteJUp

2014-07-10: How many times do I have to #VoteJUp before my non-Braves followers abandon me?

2014-07-10: Here’s a tip: mute #VoteJUp and then keep voting anyway.

2014-07-10: My newest baseball card. It isn’t J-Up, but #VoteJUp anyway. t.co/SIuVQow9g…

2014-07-10: Am I seriously participating in this #VoteJUp silliness?

2014-07-05: Seriously? Someone paid $50 for a digitally autographed digital card???? Dumb customers for a dumb …

2014-07-01: Holy cow. My WatchESPN is WAY behind. I’m about to see something cool!!!!

2014-07-01: My thoughts on Harper’s comments … how dare an employee have an opinion and express it. How dare he!

2014-06-22: Everything in existence >>>> whining about ties in soccer.

2014-06-22: Nevermind. I hate soccer.

2014-06-22: How do you people take this soccer? I’m going to have a heart attack.

2014-06-22: Looks like I might be able to resurrect my plan to be all sarcastic about USMNT and their chances.

2014-06-22: Yes, this particular group of old men were all racist. Not an opinion, but an absolute fact.

2014-06-22: Their theory: Fredi wouldn’t do it because them Dominicans like to stick together. (Fredi is Cuban, …

2014-06-22: So much fun listening to old men explain to me why Teheran should have been slapped around by Fredi …

2014-06-20: Ernesto Mejia posting a .330/.393/.557 slash in 25 games for the Saitama Seibu Lions. …

2014-06-20: I may not know soccer, but I know an ass kicking when I see one.

2014-06-19: So, now the Braves deal for Price or that guy on the Cubs who looks like a child predator?

2014-06-19: As a Braves fan, I’m very grateful for the Nationals.

2014-06-19: The more soccer I watch, the more I want to watch. I did not see that coming.

2014-06-17: Is J-Up hurt or was he double switched for Schaefer?

2014-06-17: Found this going through some old stuff in a box. t.co/ARqAwZUDQ…

2014-06-16: Nice.

2014-06-16: Please blow the whistle. Please.

2014-06-16: USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA!

2014-06-16: Man, I was prepared to be all cool and sarcastic about the USA team, now I’m acting like a little …

2014-06-16: USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA!

2014-06-16: Have you ever noticed that the vast majority of people who defend the NCAA and the virtues of …

2014-06-14: I’d get Dad some Series 2 for Father’s Day but he already has enough junk wax littering his house.

2014-06-12: OH BOY!!!! Fake award cards!!!!! Topps is back baby!!!!!

2014-06-12: “Some little, heartbreakingly inadequate thing.” The Color Purple. #663399Becca …

2014-06-11: Lazy. At this point, it’s like Topps has stopped pretending to try. t.co/OqeJHtZSc… A once …

2014-06-07: George Carlin, Roger Ebert, Jim Bouton, and Bill Watterson. That’s my Mt. Rushmore. And Watterson is …

2014-06-06: And just like that, my job has forced me to cancel my trip to Cooperstown for the HOF inductions.

2014-06-04: People are paying money for virtual cards on eBay???????? That’s not a joke? Card collectors really …

2014-06-04: Jason Hayward now leads the Braves in fWAR and rWAR.

2014-06-04: What was it Skip used to say during day games? “A lot of middle aged business men are here with …

2014-06-02: I thought Boston Strong was about the Marathon bombing … when did it turn into just another stupid …

2014-05-28: t.co/i1uLiQcz4… article on Braves stadium vote today fails to mention silencing of those …

2014-05-27: Anyone involved with the creation of HP OpenView ServiceCenter should be destroyed. I.T. is stupid.

2014-05-26: Time to steal!!!

2014-05-26: I’m so old I can remember when David Ross didn’t suck.

2014-05-26: Remember Atlanta, if you get up by 5, you have to stop playing or certain Auburn alumni will throw …

2014-05-26: Wearing a Red Sox uniform has turned Rossy into your typical Boston hypocrite. Hey David, your War …

2014-05-22: Anyone out there looking to trade/sell a 2013 Lynchburg Hillcats Andrelton Simmons bobblehead????

2014-05-22: Remember 10 minutes ago when Laird doubled to second?

2014-05-22: Why is this taking so long?

2014-05-22: Is Braun getting his injections in his oblique now?

2014-05-22: The guy behind me must personally be paying for Dan and Melvin’s contracts. Otherwise, his anger is …

2014-05-22: Where’s Braun? Did he injure himself pulling a needle out of his ass?

2014-05-22: So, when Heyward hit that oppo field single to score the run, did Chip and Joe orgasm on air?

2014-05-19: Just saw the clip of Braun throwing Heyward out at the plate. He had some real “juice” on that …

2014-05-16: Set collectors are a “dwindling minority” according to one Topps kiss ass, yet, Series 1 remains …

2014-05-16: If you buy Topps Dynasty unopened, you are nothing but a sucker.

2014-05-16: I don’t care if you agree with me or not, but if you like every single product that Topps puts on …

2014-05-11: Chances are, I’ll be able to afford a 54 Aaron before a 52 Mathews.

2014-05-09: Near Winder Saturday the 17th? Bring the kids and support a great cause! t.co/TVz3TSJGV…

2014-05-08: I got into a long discussion with a fellow consultant over which of us was dumber. I say me, he says …

2014-05-02: Was his wallet weighing him down?

2014-04-29: Here’s how you know Topps screwed up a base or low end set: high end collectors praise them.

2014-04-28: 2014 Bowman? D. C- at best.

2014-04-22: I think I’m in love with Alex Wood and Julio Teheran. And José Fernández too of course.

2014-04-15: Can anyone explain the appeal of digital cards to me?

2014-04-13: How bad would the Braves beat Washington if the National’s weren’t “better”??? Can someone ask Mike …

2014-04-10: Horrible game. Make it better Hank. t.co/XBWh4dvDB…

2014-04-10: I hate that the Mets even exist. At least I have this. t.co/nrTfwTATd…

2014-04-10: Stupid.

2014-04-10: We need to sell just TWO more t-shirts! t.co/UC4tukQiP… To learn more about Camp Mays, go …

2014-04-08: Proof that Topps got their Facebook tribute to Hank Aaron wrong. The Brewers? Are you shitting me? …

2014-04-08: Bud Selig and Jeffrey Loria did everything humanly possible to kill baseball in Montreal. He’s a …

2014-04-08: I’m glad that Smoltz is back on Braves TV. I won’t listen of course. I have a strict NO CHIP, NO JOE …

2014-04-08: Nevermind. Harang isn’t fat.

2014-04-08: For those who aren’t aware, great first start aside, Aaron Harang isn’t very good.

2014-04-08: Harang is shaped like me. Professional athletes shouldn’t look anything like me.

2014-04-08: Can someone get a picture of the Fregosi tribute on the left field wall?

2014-04-08: And here comes MLB.TV with the broadcast … too late.

2014-04-08: How does he look?

2014-04-08: Hank Aaron was a better hitter for longer than anyone. Nothing can diminish Aaron’s legacy.

2014-04-08: Breaks my heart not to be in the stadium tonight. Breaks my heart that no one thought to stream …

2014-04-08: Did they boo Selig? Please say yes.

2014-04-08: They’re playing Hamilton’s call on WCNN right now. Weak sauce compared to Scully’s call. …

2014-04-08: Everyone should read the @DSimpson88 tweets about Bonds and Aaron. Very fair to Bonds, and very …

2014-04-08: To celebrate #40Since715, Topps posted a picture on Facebook of an Aaron card. They chose his 76 …

2014-04-08: Hate hate hate that I’m on the road and not at the Ted for the #40Since715 celebration. I want that …

2014-04-04: Looking for something to do May 17th? Join at First United Methodist Church in Winder for the Camp …

2014-04-02: Is there any dumber statement you can make about someone than saying they “keep it real”? Isn’t that …

2014-04-01: The best part of living in Georgia is the nearly daily reminder that many people are so stupid that …

2014-03-31: Support Camp Mays 2014. t.co/ACC7yrqfH… Buy a t-shirt! t.co/1UFIPhxLR…

2014-03-30: One thing to remember about baseball in Montreal: the demise was orchestrated by Bud Selig and …

2014-03-29: Yes, yes, yes, yes and yes. t.co/gZv7qHPZJ…

2014-03-26: I sincerely hope someone signs Hanson. I sincerely hope he pitches well. I hope to hell its not the …

2014-03-22: Best. Site. Ever. t.co/vRs3QKysW…

2014-03-21: I’m thinking UMass may need to get Dr. J suited up.

2014-03-21: Fucking Mercer. I didn’t want to get into the tourney this year, but there you go. Here I am. Go …

2014-03-20: The free sample of the 2014 Baseball Prospectus from the iBooks store includes the entire Atlanta …

2014-03-19: And once again, I remember why @mlbbowman is the best at what he does.

2014-03-19: FWIW, even if I loved everything Topps was doing right now, I’d still oppose their bullshit …

2014-03-19: Wait, Topps Total won’t sell, but Opening Day will sell because they have Mascot autographs???? Do I …

2014-03-19: Can anyone explain why online sellers should be treated worse than card shops? Most of the card …

2014-03-19: Here’s a thought: expand Topps Opening Day to 800 cards and give it a unique design. You could …

2014-03-19: All these collectors who act like they want to blow Topps, UD and Panini every time they announce …

2014-03-17: The new Cosmos may be the best thing I’ve ever watched on television.

2014-03-17: It is not a difference of opinion. It is a lie.

2014-03-17: Anyone who says an exclusive is best for the trading card industry is a liar.

2014-03-15: Overproduction t.co/rUrPrHwBX…

2014-03-14: So, Jay Cutler’s wife is a dumb ass. Raise your hand if you’re shocked! t.co/iBUbZvdYf…

2014-03-13: Does anyone know if Topps is doing baseball stickers again this year?

2014-03-13: Shouldn’t the Heritage base set be 598 cards this year? I kid. I know Topps just half-asses Heritage …

2014-03-12: Still, I prefer deceitful Topps to careless Topps. (Alex Gordon was an error! This year’s set is a …

2014-03-12: Maybe the odds are better in retail for Heritage Embossed!!! Yeah, just like those misnumbered high …

2014-03-12: Heartbreaking t.co/uVl9z323m…

2014-03-12: Heartbreaking Barring something that resembles a miracle, Kris Medlen will be undergoing his second Tommy John …

2014-03-11: I Love “Becky” by Be Your Own Pet t.co/bcUgN8WGY…

2014-03-04: I was sincerely hoping the Braves would lose every game in spring training. The reactions would have …

2014-03-01: Alejandro Escovedo and Peter Buck on stage at Ga Theatre last night. t.co/Bow4b40NC…

2014-03-01: After last night, I feel sorry for everyone who hasn’t seen Alejandro Escovedo in concert.

2014-02-27: By “earned”, Upper Deck means that they “paid” for their exclusive NHL license. (Hey! UD! Get off …

2014-02-27: Just saw the Heritage checklist and the “wonderful” variations. I’ll reserve comment because I’ve …

2014-02-27: Cool!!!! Now hockey collectors can experience the same wonderful benefits that a lack of choice have …

2014-02-27: If you are going to brag about being the longest continually operating franchise in pro sports, you …

2014-02-27: So, what in the hell IS The Pit, and why are they picking on @HighHeatStats ???

2014-02-27: Jason Heyward for MVP.

2014-02-27: Cool news about Topps and the Baseball Factory. It’s cool Topps can now take part in the system of …

2014-02-27: My (Sincere?) Apologies t.co/rUi5l4rXH…

2014-02-27: “@Deadspin: High school basketball coach resigns after ex-girlfriend destroys him on Facebook: …

2014-02-27: My (Sincere?) Apologies Aparently, when collectors like me insult a set, we also insult everyone who likes it. I guess we …

2014-02-26: How’s this for an ugly Aaron auto card? t.co/Yvx3VYC0P…

2014-02-26: 1 year ago, my father in law had ZERO baseball cards. Now, he has every Mantle from Topps and Bowman …

2014-02-26: Ugly card of two vastly different human beings. t.co/q7Wlf5P3J…

2014-02-26: By gimmicking up the base set, has Topps robbed the high end of its novelty? Or are the products …

2014-02-26: Who’s happy at this point? Case breakers losing money. “High end” cards selling for low prices. Old …

2014-02-26: Bought into Donruss group case break. Eh. Two Gattis redemption autos. Huddy relic. Lots of foil. …

2014-02-26: Bill Watterson! Bill Watterson! Bill Watterson! t.co/MMtdnmdr8…

2014-02-26: Few things would make me happier this season than getting to see Ernesto Mejia get at least ONE …

2014-02-26: I miss Topps Total and All-Time Fan Favorites.

2014-02-26: I love Heritage. I wish I was excited rather than apprehensive of the impending release. That 1965 …

2014-02-26: 2014 Donruss is pretty cool, but I won’t be building that set. Too many SPs. Too many variables.

2014-02-26: UGGLA for MVP!

2014-02-26: Poor Craig James. Clearly, he’s a victim. t.co/ZBDfVEjzE… Yeah, that’s me being sarcastic.

2014-02-25: Wow. How about that. Topps is out of ideas on the high end and the low end. Out of new pictures too …

2014-02-22: Flop flop flop flop flop flop.

2014-02-21: Three Years Later t.co/J8PkGPKS5…

2014-02-21: Three Years Later Almost three years after I sent in the redemption, it's been filled. Considering the number of …

2014-02-21: Help!!!! I Need This Card! t.co/YfYVwzexU…

2014-02-21: Help!!!! I Need This Card! 2005 Topps Total (along with 2005 Bowman Heritage) is the set that got me back into the hobby. Of …

2014-02-20: I’m not naming names (@scottcoleman55) but someone said you gotta turn on NBC. To see the Canadians …

2014-02-20: Wh aren’t slot money, amateur drafts, revenue sharing and salary caps considered un-American …

2014-02-20: SIMBA!!!!!!

2014-02-20: Poor John Rocker. So ill-equipped to play the role of “conservative intellectual”.

2014-02-19: Am I missing something? Is there not a single shot of what the base card looks like on the 2014 …

2014-02-19: Fredi got extended? Time to avoid comments on all Braves blogs and most of my Twitter stream. …

2014-02-19: I just pissed off a co-worker who called me an asshole by taking it as a compliment.

2014-02-19: How does showing a picture of a 1/1 card make me want to buy a product? I mean, I’ll never get that …

2014-02-18: Sn equipment manager went on the field to work on Dave Kingman’s glove. Harry Caray says, “They …

2014-02-18: It’s too bad that so many remember Harry Caray as the lovable clown prince. For a long, long time, …

2014-02-18: Conflict of interest? Never. Atlanta may be dirty, but Cobb Co is clean, clean, clean! …

2014-02-18: Best part of Olympics? All the headlines with “Pussy Riot”.

2014-02-17: Yep. @scottcrawford bipped me with Mets. Thanks Scott. t.co/QR8zk0OZp…

2014-02-13: “@ajcbraves: MLB teams can elect to cut pensions t.co/w7uEuwr7H…” Most MLB owners are scum. …

2014-02-12: Great. Now I get to listen about how great Jeter is all damn season. Just like every other damn …

2014-02-10: Safe to say any NFL player who has a problem with Sam is latent and trying to cover it up?

2014-02-07: All acquired in the last two weeks! t.co/GxSr09g6D…

2014-02-06: Maybe the hobby isn’y dying, but can anyone argue that it’s growing with a straight face?

2014-01-31: Instead of 2014 Topps Series 1, I bought … t.co/5Tro1mDpY…

2014-01-31: Instead of 2014 Topps Series 1, I bought ... I'm just not impressed with 2014 Topps Series 1. The more I learn about the endless variations and …

2014-01-31: And finally, I bought this instead of 2014 Topps Series 1. t.co/zB11yYMwZ…

2014-01-31: And I also bought this instead of 2014 Topps Series 1. t.co/VukxyEVFJ…

2014-01-31: And I also bought this instead of 2014 Topps Series 1. t.co/pQ03C3tj7…

2014-01-31: I bought this instead of 2014 Topps Series 1. t.co/UdBJbWo8D…

2014-01-31: This is a baseball card. This is the same baseball card with a shiny star!!!! DROOL!!!!!

2014-01-30: Anyone have card #349 (Scott Spiezio) from 2005 Topps Total to send me? I promise to send you …

2014-01-30: This is a great baseball card, yet, Topps doesn’t think it will sell the set unless they devalue it …

2014-01-30: If card numbers 1 thru 330 don’t matter to Topps, why should they matter to me? When was the last …

2014-01-30: Ooh look! That Jason Heyward card has a sparkle on his foot variation! If only I had 80 dollars to …

2014-01-30: The more I learn, the more I realize that Series 1 is, at best, a D+ product. Toobad, because that …

2014-01-28: Holy crap these Topps variations range from dull to simply stupid. Clearly, they are out of ideas. …

2014-01-28: Selig is the greatest commissioner ever? What a backwards compliment. They’ve all sucked and the …

2014-01-28: Typical Topps BS SPs. They continue their slow, if rapidly increasing, march to irrelevance.

2014-01-27: Showing off my favorite Christmas gift … from my in-laws … a 1955 Bowman Braves Team Set! …

2014-01-27: Boring … Not Boring t.co/S7IVBS4OS…

2014-01-27: Boring ... Not Boring 2014 Topps Series 1 has hit the retail stores. For the first time I can ever remember, I saw the …

2014-01-27: What Wren actually means about Bethancourt: he’ll be a Brave until he wants to be paid what he’s …

2014-01-27: AJ McCarron’s “Demonic” tweet last night is the single dumbest to ever come across my time line. …

2014-01-26: It’s embarrassing that I live in the same state as Paul Broun. t.co/9HZhgfCqV…

2014-01-24: Freddie Garcia and Gavin Floyd? Thank you Liberty Media for making all my Braves dreams come true.

2014-01-24: I used to go crazy waiting for Series 1. Now I just dread all the BS that will be found when people …

2014-01-24: D’Souza broke the law? Color me shocked.

2014-01-24: t.co/Z52xXDhGb… Why do they have to make it about race? Oh wait, you mean, sometimes it is …

2014-01-22: Yep. t.co/vnuVMas68…

2014-01-22: I wish a lifetime of hemorrhoids and fever blisters to everyone at Microsoft responsible for …

2014-01-22: Can anyone recommend a card shop in the triangle that sells vintage?

2014-01-20: There’s a 2014 Donruss set????? Is it going to be any good?

2014-01-20: A day like yesterday is great, because I know exactly what everyone is pretending to be upset about.

2014-01-17: Yet another Christmas gift from my In-Laws. t.co/ib6O6HGs7…

2014-01-17: Another Christmas gift from In-Laws. t.co/VEJWvfZ3O…

2014-01-17: Christmas Gift from In-Laws. t.co/6YO2PhFdx…

2014-01-10: Has Upper Deck announced any baseball plans for 2014???

2014-01-09: I do look forward to driving to the 75/285 intersection to come to the game. After all, there’s …

2014-01-09: Has anyone asked Mr. Schuerholz what he thinks Joe Dendy means when he doesn’t want people from …

2014-01-09: Sorry, but this article is full of 100%, unmitigated bullshit. t.co/zGtdYXIkw…

2014-01-08: My personal tribute to Tom Glavine. t.co/zaqvuKCQ9…

2014-01-08: My personal tribute to Greg Maddux. t.co/DvbzgYRbS…

2014-01-08: Greg Maddux: It Was An Honor [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“746.0”]2004 Topps Chrome …

2014-01-08: Tom Glavine was a Son of a Bitch [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“940.0”]1988 Topps Tom …

2014-01-08: Has anyone reading this ever been to a HOF induction ceremony in Cooperstown? Going this year and …

2014-01-08: “@ajcbraves: 16 voters left Maddux off ballot” Idiots.

2014-01-08: I saw Frank Thomas play high school ball in Columbus, Georgia!!!!

2014-01-08: Tom Glavine was a Son of a Bitch t.co/zaqvuKCQ9…

2014-01-08: Greg Maddux: It Was An Honor t.co/DvbzgYRbS…

2014-01-08: No Biggio. Sucks.

2014-01-08: Bob Costas is VERY, VERY wrong about the Veterans Committee. HUGE NEED. Maybe in 20 years, no. For …

2014-01-08: This is neither here nor there, but doesn’t Dick Allen belong in the Hall of Fame?

2014-01-08: Bobby on MLB Network!!!!

2014-01-08: Het Smoltz … what do you think of Glavine? I’ll talk about Maddux instead.

2014-01-08: Why do I hope Jack Morris doesn’t get in the HOF? 1991 World Series Game 7. Screw him.

2014-01-08: Not my favorite set, but I’d love this card. Who wants to buy it for me? t.co/nq9qUa5A8…

2014-01-08: Yeah, Jeff Kent won the 2000 MVP, but he wasn’t even the best player on his own team that year.

2014-01-08: My Tribute to Bobby Cox t.co/PwTFejKHt…

2014-01-08: My Tribute to Bobby Cox NOTE: I wrote the following near the end of Bobby Cox's final season in a Braves uniform. I'm …

2014-01-08: Here it is: the single worst article you’ll read on Maddux and Glavine. t.co/5YMCz3vaQ… …

2013-10-07: Bunting stupid. Bunting poorly, even more stupid.

2013-10-06: I look forward to World Series in AL ballparks where Gattis will NOT be in left field.

2013-10-05: My Dad is a Vols fan. He just called this a moral victory. You know who cares about moral victories? …

2013-10-05: I absolutely LOVE the shots of Vols fans crying. More please.

2013-10-04: Kimbrel please.

2013-10-04: I’ve always liked Dusty Baker which I guess puts me in the minority. I mean, not as a manager. I’m …

2013-10-03: I’m a Puig fan. Go Braves and all, but I love the kid. #noapologies (And yes, I hope he makes an out …

2013-10-03: It’s the end of the world!!!!! How can we continue to live????? How can we possibly go on???? Argh.

2013-10-03: Did you know that there are still some Braves fans who think Gattis deserves ROY?

2013-10-03: Good to see the overreacting Braves fans are out in force tonight. The whole thing is already …

2013-10-03: Darling is a know-it-all asshole. EJ Jr is a hack. Ripken is a dreadful bore.

2013-10-01: Anyone critical of Votto’s season doesn’t understand baseball. A truly great baseball player.

2013-10-01: Marlon Byrd? And Pedro called it during the pre-game.

2013-10-01: TBS isn’t showing the player introductions? Unfortunate. One of my favorite parts of post-season …

2013-09-30: Love Price … hate, hate, hate the Rangers. Love baseball. Good night.

2013-09-30: David Price. Ace.

2013-09-30: Every single person on twitter knows more about managing than every single man paid to do it. …

2013-09-30: Well, that was stupid.

2013-09-30: John Smoltz? Awesome! Joe Simpson? Why, oh why, TBS?

2013-09-30: Got my Friday tickets finally. #BeatLA

2013-09-30: So far, this is, by far, the best National baseball pre-game show I’ve seen in a long, long time.

2013-09-30: 2013 Braves. #1 in ERA and #4 in FIP. Andrelton Simmons says, “You’re welcome.”

2013-09-28: The Alabama game is every bit as boring so far as the Georgia game was exciting. Not so much a …

2013-09-28: And the Dawgs have beaten two Top 10 teams in September.

2013-09-28: “Unfortunate incident” is now a euphemism for “sexual battery”?????

2013-09-28: Gotta say, that sex offender can sling a football.

2013-09-28: LSU says, “Look, I can top your defensive incompetence.”

2013-09-28: Marshall is a helluva RB, but he’s not Gurley.

2013-09-28: Holy crap the Dawgs needed that.

2013-09-28: On the other hand, the refs really are stupid or blind.

2013-09-28: So, safe to say that LSU is glad that Mettenberger assaulted that woman in Valdosta?

2013-09-28: That play right there is why I don’t take UGA seriously.

2013-09-28: Nice of the Cubs to just quit playing against the Cardinals. Or, are they really this bad?

2013-09-28: Man, UGA is one schizo team. That was a gorgeous pass.

2013-09-28: Amazing to me how many UGA fans think Grantham is a better coach than Bobo. So very, very wrong.

2013-09-26: Man, some people are just hateful. I can’t stand the Yankees, but Mo Rivera deserved every second of …

2013-09-26: Hilarious listening to Dodgers fans slam McCann knowing Ellis and Greinke, if anything, would have …

2013-09-26: Is it safe to say Reed Johnson will get some kind of suspension for the punch?

2013-09-26: How do you think Yadi or AJ Ellis would react if it had been their pitcher? Do you think Greinke …

2013-09-26: Brian Kenny: Right about the win, bunting, and seemingly, nothing else.

2013-09-25: Here’s where a lot of fans are going to disagree with me: Gomez apologizes and I think that should …

2013-09-25: Andrelton Simmons rWAR is 6.7. Topps included exactly ZERO cards of him in Topps Chrome.

2013-09-25: Press: “Braves out of line.” Fernandez and Gomez: Both apologize to Braves.

2013-09-25: God help me, I think fighting in baseball is extraordinarily stupid, and yet, I love them. …

2013-09-25: Was Laird thrown out? Why?

2013-09-25: FanGraphs has Gattis at less than 1.0 WAR now. Is that all about his outfield play?

2013-09-25: Evan Gattis is simply awful in left.

2013-09-25: Carlos Gomez … what … does he have roid rage???? Maybe dipping into Braun’s stash?

2013-09-25: These variations are simply stupid looking. I wish Topps would drop the gimmicks & start …

2013-09-24: I guess I feel bad for Wacha, but the idea of little Cardinal fans crying themselves to sleep after …

2013-09-24: Sorry, I know I shouldn’t feel this way, but I like it when anything bad happens to the Cardinals. …

2013-09-23: Topps baseball card monopoly benefits Topps and no one else. You are welcome to love their current …

2013-09-23: Heading to Turner FIeld to watch the 2013 NL East champions play.

2013-09-22: THIS -> “@Braves_Paul: Andrelton Simmons for MVP. Seriously. #Braves”

2013-09-22: Coming into today, according to BR, Simba is a 6.1 Win player and no one is mentioning him in the …

2013-09-22: The Braves are NL EAST CHAMPS!!!!!!

2013-09-22: Julio Teheran is THE MAN.

2013-09-22: Nats coming to bat in the bottom of the 9th.

2013-09-22: Simba Simba Simba! Simba Simba Simba! Simba Simba Simba! Simba Simba Simba! Simba Simba Simba!

2013-09-21: It wouldn’t be a UGA game without at least one total breakdown on special teams.

2013-09-20: Who needs Marmol? LOL Go Braves.

2013-09-20: I’m so old I can remember when Dennis Miller was very nearly relevant.

2013-09-20: Holy crap.“@Braves: OF Jason Heyward has been activated today from the disabled list (fractured …

2013-09-11: If you don’t want to see someone pimp a homer, don’t give up a homer.

2013-09-09: Love when my Roku 3 works on hotel WiFi (nearly empty hotel). Braves on MLBTV with Powell and Sutton …

2013-09-08: The Great Tim Hudson #46 t.co/HoLlfRM2h…

2013-09-08: Jason Heyward Tribute #18 t.co/BI3K4XUth…

2013-09-07: The Great Tim Hudson #45 t.co/UG3mxWrGl…

2013-09-07: Jason Heyward Tribute #17 t.co/m87SaMFWQ…

2013-09-06: The Great Tim Hudson #44 t.co/30xbR1bod…

2013-09-06: Jason Heyward Tribute #16 t.co/qKm0ikJwD…

2013-09-05: Redemption Blues t.co/BVGUCKj7p…

2013-09-05: Redemption Blues The type of collector I am, a set collector who doesn't buy new wax at all, doesn't come across a …

2013-09-05: The Great Tim Hudson #43 t.co/uGLQ40gXF…

2013-09-05: Jason Heyward Tribute #15 t.co/4I0qnZCVi…

2013-09-04: Jason Heyward Tribute #14 t.co/jYoDczlah…

2013-09-04: The Great Tim Hudson #42 t.co/Yo6aSvBm8…

2013-09-03: Melvin is the man.

2013-09-03: The Great Tim Hudson #41 t.co/OVQOlw3PH…

2013-09-03: Jason Heyward Tribute #13 t.co/MGX4B851B…

2013-09-03: 100% Truth -> @bennetthipp: Jason Heyward in 2012: 6.4 fWAR. Fans: “Meh.” Freddie …

2013-09-02: Jason Heyward Tribute #12 t.co/F1E0exG0j…

2013-09-02: The Great Tim Hudson #40 t.co/uzOES6UTM…

2013-09-01: I missed the Bama game Saturday … to see @kimbrel46 and the great Jake Russell at a benefit b4 the …

2013-09-01: Jason Heyward Tribute #11 t.co/EjoqUcRPc…

2013-09-01: The Great Tim Hudson #39 t.co/QbEVvHr2u…

2013-08-31: Any article that refers to Paul Johnson as a “genius” is pure bullshit.

2013-08-31: The Great Tim Hudson #38 t.co/zkAyp9Ksb…

2013-08-31: Jason Heyward Tribute #10 t.co/D8zPvleTd…

2013-08-30: Yeah, I’m thinking Clontz is full of shit.

2013-08-30: The diving catch is one thing, but that throw back to first? Insane. (And Joe - SIMBA > …

2013-08-30: Jason Heyward Tribute #9 t.co/YqOVNlT5u…

2013-08-30: The Great Tim Hudson #37 t.co/ew0vPFAk3…

2013-08-30: Jason Heyward Tribute #9 Look at that smile. How could those idiots question his love for the game? (Actually, if you ever …

2013-08-29: Jason Heyward Tribute #8 t.co/vJcmNYuf8…

2013-08-29: Did Simba “Hrbek” Bourn?

2013-08-29: The Great Tim Hudson #36 t.co/EJgEwJwQc…

2013-08-28: Sorry Breaking Bad fans. Nothing Bryan Cranston has done as Walter White tops this. …

2013-08-28: Jason Heyward Tribute #7 t.co/cixqjEiZx…

2013-08-28: The Great Tim Hudson #35 t.co/4cNzMrs8C…

2013-08-27: Jason Heyward Tribute #6 t.co/MjKnBkOEq…

2013-08-27: The Great Tim Hudson #34 t.co/ALDi2KuEx…

2013-08-26: Jason Heyward Tribute #5 t.co/iWcC5O1o4…

2013-08-26: The Great Tim Hudson #33 t.co/4AWzswktt…

2013-08-26: The Great Tim Hudson #32 t.co/uV8jmPg29…

2013-08-25: The Great Tim Hudson #32 t.co/uV8jmPg29…

2013-08-24: Jason Heyward Tribute #3 t.co/FGgDH8HoN…

2013-08-24: The Great Tim Hudson #31 t.co/1WGWsXanR…

2013-08-24: Jason Heyward Tribute #3 Everytime I see Heyward's smiling face, I almost break out into tears. Can he really be gone for the …

2013-08-24: Yeah Peter, Crawford put a gun to the Red Sox’s head and forced them to sign that contract. It was a …

2013-08-23: Jason Heyward Tribute #2 t.co/cWH4tSHCE…

2013-08-23: The Great Tim Hudson #30 t.co/fKqibz4SC…

2013-08-23: This is my daily reminder that everyone who has ever questioned J-Hey’s heart with regards to his …

2013-08-22: Jason Heyward Tribute #1 t.co/VBhD4UsC1…

2013-08-21: ARGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2013-08-21: The Great Tim Hudson #28 t.co/3ck8kMKYF…

2013-08-21: Just a Question t.co/AOQXsYHvm…

2013-08-21: Just a Question I'm not looking to start any crap, but I have to ask, what is worse? (1) Driving drunk. (2) …

2013-08-20: The Great Tim Hudson #27 t.co/MY9dzDYPC…

2013-08-20: Sorry. Any list of baseball books that doesn’t list Ball Four until #14 is defective.

2013-08-20: Today, I wear my lucky SpongeBob boxers. This job is through kicking me in the ass.

2013-08-20: The Great Tim Hudson #25 t.co/YJc93QX0r…

2013-08-17: Wow. Not wow enough to get a card in Allen & Ginter, but still, WOW.

2013-08-17: Damn. You know Medlen wanted that.

2013-08-17: Come on Meds. I gotta get some sleep.

2013-08-17: “Harper is DISMISSED!” - Gotta love @Jim_Powell

2013-08-17: Redemption Filled t.co/SvWCFzekT…

2013-08-17: Redemption Filled Well, the mailman brought me this card. I've turned in two redemptions in 2013 from Topps, and both …

2013-08-17: Medlen up in pen?

2013-08-17: How many pitches was that? Bring Kimbrel back out?

2013-08-17: Is it even possible that Miggy and Trout BOTH got better this year?

2013-08-17: The Great Tim Hudson #24 t.co/6abLIihF3…

2013-08-17: The Great Tim Hudson #24 Yeah, Upper Deck nailed the Ultra look in 2007. This is one of the best pictures you will ever see …

2013-08-16: The Great Tim Hudson #23 [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“1504.0”]2012 Topps Allen …

2013-08-12: The Great Tim Hudson #19 Upper Deck brought the rights to the Fleer IP and in 2006 released a very Fleer-like Fleer set. …

2013-08-08: The Great Tim Hudson #15 t.co/cznCOSPJC…

2013-08-08: The Great Tim Hudson #15 [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2115.0”]2012 Topps …

2013-08-07: As a baseball fan, this is as much fun as I’ve ever had.

2013-08-07: Topps makes some nice cards, but really crappy products.

2013-08-07: Wow. Jim Powell openly mocking Harper on the radio. Love it.

2013-08-07: The Great Tim Hudson #14 t.co/TBUd65bTK…

2013-08-06: The Great Tim Hudson #13 t.co/LnYFhbvP2…

2013-08-05: The Great Tim Hudson #12 t.co/auwKdye1b…

2013-08-04: Franchise Comparisons: Phillies 2 WS, 7 Pennants, 14 Playoffs, 9368-10433 Record — Braves 3 WS, 17 …

2013-08-04: Phillies HOF: Roberts, Ashburn, Alexander, Carlton, Schmidt and a lot of mediocre players. …

2013-08-04: Cool. I’m getting trolled by Phillies fans.

2013-08-04: For those interested, the 93 Phillies were the THIRD best team in the National League that year.

2013-08-04: Why does ESPN spend so much time with the camera on the idiots in the booth?

2013-08-04: Damn. He really is the Lord of BABIP.

2013-08-04: Wren compared LaStella’s bat to Lemke? Love the Lemmer, but I’m hoping Tommy’s bat is better than …

2013-08-04: In Defense of Dan Uggla t.co/pFvXpdCl5…

2013-08-04: In Defense of Dan Uggla There are few fan bases more snarky, hateful and full of front runners than the Braves. All you have …

2013-08-03: The Great Tim Hudson #12 t.co/UvdSwRMZg…

2013-08-03: The Great Tim Hudson #11 t.co/JaU1pt42D…

2013-08-03: The Great Tim Hudson #10 t.co/8H7sHgKGT…

2013-07-31: The Great Tim Hudson #7 t.co/O51YIlNxo…

2013-07-31: The Great Tim Hudson #7 [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2125.0”]2011 Topps …

2013-07-31: When Michael Young becomes the name everyone is talking about, you know the real news is over for …

2013-07-30: The Great Tim Hudson #6 t.co/pNF4nr4q8…

2013-07-29: Super excited for Todd Cunningham.

2013-07-29: Braves win on walk off and my wife beat Heyward at naming Disney characters. Now I have to go to f’n …

2013-07-29: Holy crap. Every Simba fan must watch this. “@fjrabon: Andrelton is pretty coordinated: …

2013-07-28: The Great Tim Hudson #4 t.co/1YM48EOcq…

2013-07-27: The Great Tim Hudson #3 t.co/PtKPiFkM5…

2013-07-26: The Great Tim Hudson #2 t.co/RMBZk6pEZ…

2013-07-25: The Great Tim Hudson #1 t.co/00QBvW4Jx…

2013-07-24: After talking Pirates with @Devoguido and @chrisdaugherty0, I went to Amazon and ordered the 79 …

2013-07-24: Is it me, or did Huddy look more pissed than hurt on that cart? Pretty damn tough … especially for …

2013-07-24: Not to be a downer, but we might have just seen the last game Hudson pitches as a Brave.

2013-07-24: Asked and Received! t.co/Xn33zopxx…

2013-07-24: Asked and Received! A big thanks to Matt Jones! He sent me a 2013 Dale Murphy bobble head in exchange for an extra 2011 …

2013-07-22: Tonight’s catch might top this. t.co/m7Azwc5vP…

2013-07-22: Anyone who questions Jason Heyward’s heart can go fuck themselves. WOW.

2013-07-22: One down, three to go. I’m not holding my breath. t.co/Qsumgm8vu…

2013-07-17: Can anyone recommend plastic sheets for the 64 Topps Giants set?

2013-07-13: Bobblehead Trade t.co/3AiTEFb3h…

2013-07-13: Bobblehead Trade This is for the Braves fans reading this ... Does anyone want to trade me a Dale Murphy bobblehead …

2013-07-12: Anyone want to trade a Murphy bobblehead from last night for a 2011 Heyward bobble head?

2013-07-11: Heyward Collection: 2013 Topps Museum Auto t.co/n4WmhNzBJ…

2013-07-11: The fact that I didn’t win the Hank Aaron meet and greet is proof that the world is fundamentally …

2013-07-11: Is it time to start yet? #VoteFreddie

2013-07-11: The World Against Freddie Freeman!!!!!!!!! t.co/sXPyyf9jN…

2013-07-11: The World Against Freddie Freeman!!!!!!!!! I love Freddie Freeman, but there's a small part of me that hopes he loses to Puig in the voting …

2013-07-08: I’m Rooting for Blaine Sims t.co/9IliQ1AwH…

2013-07-08: I'm Rooting for Blaine Sims This is one of the best profiles I’ve ever read of a Braves minor league player. It rates up …

2013-07-08: Is there any one out there going to an M-Braves game that can pick me up a set of the team issued …

2013-07-08: All four redemptions from @ToppsCards still pending. t.co/hHFjjlVSH…

2013-07-08: This is the best Braves related article I’ve read since that first DOB piece on Gattis. …

2013-07-08: Read this. Very, very good from @fjrabon. t.co/n9P3YHbsw…

2013-07-08: I must be defective. I love Freddie, but I couldn’t care less about whether he makes the All …

2013-07-03: Yeah! WBC Tribute and Bowman Inception come out today! I plan to celebrate by napping and ignoring …

2013-07-02: Yeah, that was pretty awesome.

2013-07-02: Freddie Freeman for Gold Glove. #sarcasm

2013-06-27: My brother is driving up from Tampa for tomorrow night. Who all is going to be there?

2013-06-25: Bill Shanks also hates Hank Aaron so the dude is just defective.

2013-06-23: Thanks Fat Juan!

2013-06-21: Whiny whiny whiny.

2013-06-21: Card Show Pickup #22: 1973 Braves t.co/gPntlywF7…

2013-06-20: Card Show Pickup #21: 1970 Braves t.co/01lWNkW52…

2013-06-20: Card Show Pickup #20: 1968 Braves t.co/uNcPHRebZ…

2013-06-20: Card Show Pickup #20: 1968 Braves I bought a nice little stack of 1968 Braves cards out of his 1968 box. I've always had mixed …

2013-06-20: this is the single worst day of my entire life … tonight, my wife is making me … I can barely say it …

2013-06-20: Card Show Pickup #19: 1967 Braves t.co/ailiXWtqY…

2013-06-19: Card Show Pickup #18: 1966 Braves t.co/anRqmdWfx…

2013-06-19: Card Show Pickup #18: 1966 Braves There are two schools of thoughts where the card sets of 1966 and 1967 are concerned. Some find the …

2013-06-19: Card Show Pickup #17: 1965 Braves t.co/YDm0AYPHH…

2013-06-19: Card Show Pickup #16: 1964 Braves t.co/sbcwZvolo…

2013-06-19: Card Show Pickup #16: 1964 Braves AS the sets got newer, the Braves commons I found in the bargain box got cheaper and cheaper. Here …

2013-06-18: Card Show Pickup #15: 1963 Braves t.co/HjoXe4UFq…

2013-06-18: Card Show Pickup #15: 1963 Braves For the longest time, I had stopped purchasing vintage cards. It just seemed like my dollar went a …

2013-06-18: Walk Freddie to pitch to Johnson??? Every single time.

2013-06-18: This is one of those Barves afternoons.

2013-06-18: Card Show Pickup #14: 1962 Braves t.co/f1gUf5Iru…

2013-06-18: Card Show Pickup #14: 1962 Braves I love the 1962 Topps set. I love the 1987 Topps set. Gimme, gimme wood borders!!!!! I have this …

2013-06-18: From the Keyboard of my Wife t.co/gHAKxvkF9…

2013-06-18: From the Keyboard of my Wife I'm making one last pimp for Camp Mays this year. The fun starts Thursday for her kids. Any help …

2013-06-18: Wow! Aaron Boone knows as much about the rules of baseball as he knows announcing about it. …

2013-06-18: Card Show Pickup #13: 1961 Braves t.co/soCst9Cr2…

2013-06-18: Card Show Pickup #13: 1961 Braves I’d have more to say about these cards, but I made the questionable decision to stay up and …

2013-06-17: 2013 Topps Series 2 Braves Checklist t.co/pxZNV1jiF…

2013-06-17: 2013 Topps Series 2 Braves Checklist Finally, Evan Gattis has made it to base Topps. As we all knew, it's the first Melvin card in base …

2013-06-17: Card Show Pickup #12: 1960 Braves t.co/0vi2oJSvF…

2013-06-16: Why does anyone give a crap who follows who? It’s like high school on here.

2013-06-16: Shorter Curt Shilling: “I don’t believe in wasting pitches, but he should waste a pitch.” Yep, time …

2013-06-16: What have I missed on Twitter? t.co/DgJMCTlvm…

2013-06-16: What have I missed on Twitter? Other than posting a few cranky tweets, I haven't really been on Twitter much lately, and I was …

2013-06-15: Card Show Pickup #11: 1959 Braves t.co/wkbZ6hjs3…

2013-06-15: Goodbye Google Reader t.co/S3ZRg8fmt…

2013-06-15: Goodbye Google Reader Google Reader and RSS have been primary connection to information, both hobby related and not, for a …

2013-06-15: Card Show Pickup #10: 1958 Braves t.co/DNQFqSPJR…

2013-06-15: Card Show Pickup #10: 1958 Braves It's always nice to pick up an old baseball card with a player I've never heard of and read up on …

2013-06-14: Almost any time a sports fan is “outraged” about anything sports related, they are full of crap. …

2013-06-14: Please, spare me the “what about the children crap”. If your kid fights or does roids because the …

2013-06-14: Card Show Pickup #9: 1957 Braves t.co/Rcj4dRmw7…

2013-06-13: Card Show Pickup #8: 1956 Braves t.co/EEIrnuprY…

2013-06-13: Card Show Pickup #7: 1955 Braves t.co/sklTc31Na…

2013-06-13: Card Show Pickup #8: 1956 Braves You didn't think I would stop with the Aaron, did you? I know Tanner managed the Braves during the …

2013-06-12: Card Show Pickup #6: 1954 Braves t.co/NX2SoyG0F…

2013-06-12: Card Show Pickup #6: 1954 Braves Roger, the guy who was running the show, threw in the Bob Buhl card you see below for free. I love …

2013-06-12: Redemption Hell t.co/U0iVx5dMr…

2013-06-12: Redemption Hell There's been a lot of teeth gnashing and whining on Twitter about Topps and their redemptions …

2013-06-12: Card Show Pickup #5: 1953 Braves t.co/pxAIRYnVp…

2013-06-12: For all the whining and moralizing from the press, remember one thing … most fans like a good brawl.

2013-06-11: While everyone is talking about Topps redemptions, here’s my outstanding list. Yes, TWO from 2011. …

2013-06-11: Ooh. @cardjunk picked up a 1955 Bowman Hank Aaron and the same show I got my 56 Topps Aaron. I’m …

2013-06-11: Card Show Pickup #4: 1952 Braves t.co/vw18Uzlqw…

2013-06-10: Card Show Pickup #3: 1977 Topps t.co/zbCIIZlVD…

2013-06-10: Card Show Pickup #2: 1973 Topps t.co/dtdUn7fWO…

2013-06-10: Card Show Pickup #2: 1973 Topps I am going to complete my 1973 Topps set this year. I already have the Schmidt rookie, which I got …

2013-06-09: The Braves of 2013 Topps Archives t.co/QH2HTpaIl…

2013-06-09: The Braves of 2013 Topps Archives This is seemingly a set designed for someone like me. I love to see current players on older cards. …

2013-06-09: Wow Chip. You thought that ball was gone, and in Atlanta, that’s an infield fly.

2013-06-09: Well, if that’s how Joe Simpson feels …

2013-06-09: Well well well. Mr. Uggla.

2013-06-09: Card Show Pickup #1: 1956 Topps Hank Aaron t.co/LmRkZH3wy…

2013-06-09: Dude don’t do much, but he do do that from time to time.

2013-06-09: That was the most awesome play ever.

2013-06-09: I hate Skip Schumacher even more than I hate that damn squirrel on his f’n card.

2013-06-09: Bought at card show today: 4 cards towards 73 set (including Clemente) and 9 cards towards my 77 set …

2013-06-09: Bought at card show today: 45 assorted Braves cards from 50s and 60s

2013-06-09: Bought at card show today: 1956 Topps Hank Aaron

2013-06-09: I’m about to head over to Marietta for the vintage card show. I hope @CardJunk didn’t clear out all …

2013-06-09: A Few Sunday Morning Thoughts t.co/NYQPXtRZq…

2013-06-09: A Few Sunday Morning Thoughts I think that the MLB.TV and cable company robber barrons are on to me. Just two days after posting …

2013-06-06: Wow, Vin giving a WW2 history lesson.

2013-06-06: Why do I love Don Sutton? This quote: “I am the most loyal player money can buy.”

2013-06-06: I’m Not in Omaha t.co/9FjMmJN0v…

2013-06-06: I'm Not in Omaha I live in Loganville, GA which, for those of you not familiar with the Atlanta area, is about …

2013-06-06: DId that really happen? t.co/PGI3UJ5Xg…

2013-06-06: DId that really happen? Did Julio Teheran really almost throw a no-hitter yesterday? Did BJ Upton really walk THREE times? …

2013-06-05: Kilgore might have been right about the 2nd best team in the NL East. Just not numbers one and …

2013-06-05: With every single start, I love my @Julio_Teheran cards more and more! t.co/oDZkL6z0v…

2013-06-05: Yeah, I Got a Few Teheran Cards t.co/hL7uYFuz2…

2013-06-05: Yeah, I Got a Few Teheran Cards The kid had a no hitter through 2 outs in the 8th today. He'll get one at some point. These are a …

2013-06-05: Man, I hope this goes fast. I have to be on the phone for a meeting at 3. I can’t miss this!

2013-06-05: No Joe, that’s what it sounds like coming off Heyward’s bat.

2013-06-05: Uh … he was safe.

2013-06-05: Uh, safe.

2013-06-05: At this point, word’s fail me.

2013-06-05: Gotta say, when Bob Davidson is on the field, Julio should be careful. Still, what a freaking move.

2013-06-05: I <3 Julio Teheran!

2013-06-05: I’d like to personally encourage Chip Caray to leave his current position and seek work as a …

2013-06-05: Well … wow. Laird with some hustle.

2013-06-05: Teheran … Missing Bats!!!! Liking it.

2013-06-05: Pimping My App … Again t.co/gSADuBWVb…

2013-06-05: Pimping My App ... Again Two weekends ago, I went out antiquing with my Father in Law. I'm not much into purchasing antiques …

2013-06-05: Holy crap. Teheran has got that swagger today. This is going to be fun.

2013-06-05: Simba Wins Game … But He Don’t Get No Card t.co/N6v6BmZ6j…

2013-06-05: Simba Wins Game ... But He Don't Get No Card See that guy in the picture below being carried off the field by Jason Heyward? His name is …

2013-06-05: Lame. In Jayson Stark’s ESPN story on Biogenesis, they use a Ryan Braun photo with the fake-Braves …

2013-06-04: SIMBA!!!!!

2013-06-04: THIS -> “@scottcoleman55: Jason, I love you, but that was dumb”

2013-06-04: Panic! Panic! Panic! t.co/JXawX1PSt…

2013-06-04: Panic! Panic! Panic! As I write this, the Braves are down 4-2 to the Pirates. The Braves are seven games ahead of the …

2013-06-04: I Need a Challenge t.co/5esddTE3A…

2013-06-04: I Need a Challenge I'm thinking of putting together a 1-792 card set from the 80s where every card has a gum stain on …

2013-06-04: Wait – Espinosa placed on DL, yet manager says he’s healthy. MLB?

2013-06-04: Oh man, this Washington stuff is great.

2013-06-04: Natitude!!!!!!!! t.co/kzyYq5UZJ…

2013-06-04: I love panic.

2013-06-04: A Few Early Thoughts on 2013 Topps Archives t.co/GsP4C92hG…

2013-06-04: A Few Early Thoughts on 2013 Topps Archives I've yet to put my hands on a retail pack. I haven't seen a single card in person. I haven't held a …

2013-06-03: There are few things in baseball I love more than ground balls to Andrelton Simmons.

2013-06-03: Good news for the Pirates bullpen. They should only have to cover three innings tonight. The Pirates …

2013-06-03: Maybe its the TCCAC merger … or maybe it’s the new t.co/oX2v55Eiw… blog. Either way, go …

2013-06-03: I love this baseball team.

2013-06-03: If Jason Heyward loved baseball, he would have hit that into the upper deck.

2013-06-03: If I spent good money on a hobby box of Archives, and pulled the auto of some hack 80s guitarist, …

2013-06-03: Now THAT was an infield fly. Someone send Holbrook the video.

2013-06-03: If Jason Heyward loved baseball he would have thrown him out at first.

2013-06-03: The Pirates players are right. The umpire sucks. Still, always fun to see the other guys get tossed.

2013-06-03: “@DSimpson88: If you haven’t read @fjrabon’s McCann article today, go do so now.” I …

2013-06-03: BIG MAC!!!!!!!

2013-06-03: I repeat the call many others have made … switch the Braves TV and radio crews. Chip Caray and Joe …

2013-06-03: “Evan Gattis who?”, said Topps. t.co/sNtU8hch2…

2013-06-03: "Evan Gattis who?", said Topps. One of the best stories of the season, so far, is Braves rookie Evan Gattis. His remarkable story …

2013-06-03: The Potential Awesomeness of the new Talking Chop t.co/3ZgumrK8k…

2013-06-03: The Potential Awesomeness of the new Talking Chop The link in the title is a great example of the Capital Avenue Club at its best. It's a thorough …

2013-06-03: Yes. I am pimping my app for iPad/iPhone using set builders again. t.co/SROX3rB97…

2013-06-03: Topps Archives ad up on Talking Chop????? Is Topps trolling me?

2013-06-03: Uh Oh! I never did get the hang of Blogger and now I'm on Squarespace and struggling here as well. As soon …

2013-06-03: Rumors of my demise have been greatly exaggerated. What, no one noticed I was gone???? (Family stuff …

2013-06-03: Great, great, great news that @gondeee is going to keep writing about the Braves at his own blog. …

2013-06-03: The new Maddux, Glavine, Smoltz blog is now live. t.co/oX2v55Eiw…

2013-06-03: A New Home I started MGS years ago for one purpose: I wanted people with whom I could trade baseball cards. …

2013-05-26: I sincerely hope the DBacks have more nights where Prado goes 3 for 4 and still lose.

2013-05-25: Nats - 5 and a half games back in the division, 5 games back for the Wild Card spot. EIGHT in a row.

2013-05-25: Wow, the Phillies and Papelbon aren’t completely useless. Suck it Nats.

2013-05-25: I’ve got to buy a radio for the living room so I can watch the game and listen to anyone who is NOT …

2013-05-25: I’m doing my usual lusting after the 54 Topps Hank Aaron and I came across this deceitful listing. …

2013-05-25: Not to keep beating a dead horse, but I wrote an app for set builders. t.co/gzgq1v44N…

2013-05-25: Sure, Harvey is great, but I don’t see why the announcers have spent more time talking about him …

2013-05-25: Found a new card shop today in Brasselton, GA. Got 26 cards towards my 73 set and 28 towards my 77.

2013-05-25: I love J-Hey.

2013-05-25: My wife wants me to point out that Mike Minor is her favorite player. (Only because of the ears, but …

2013-05-25: If that stupid Bryce Harper commercial plays again, I’m gonna John Bonham my TV.

2013-05-25: Harold Reynolds???? Ass clown.

2013-05-24: This game could have been easily suspended in the middle of the 8th when the rail started pouring. …

2013-05-24: Joe Simpson is so damn bad at his job. And the guy he sits next to is even worse.

2013-05-24: Wow. Wow wow wow. #Gattis

2013-05-22: I hope they leave Worley in all afternoon. Fun!!!!!

2013-05-22: Holy crap Gattis. Holy crap.

2013-05-22: Hey! Heyward slid on his butt. Keep that up J-Hey.

2013-05-22: Oh man, how great is it that the Nats are sniping at each other in the press?

2013-05-21: Ha ha ha! FFs glove giveth to the Twins, his bat takes it away!! Great finish. Great team.

2013-05-21: There’s that “gold glove” defense.

2013-05-21: That said: Nice play Freddie, Simba and Vavarro!

2013-05-21: In other words, Uggla and Freeman give away runs as fast as Simba saves them.

2013-05-21: Dan Uggla UZR: -2.8 Freddie Freeman UZR: -2.1 Chris Johnson UZR: 0.1 Juan Francisco UZR: 0.9 …

2013-05-21: Aw crap. I might have to get one of those Murph A&G autos.

2013-05-21: The Truth: Freddie Freeman is the 22nd best fielding 1st baseman in MLB. t.co/9rbbHRis0… UZR …

2013-05-21: Say it again - Heyward is unlucky as hell this year.

2013-05-21: Oh yeah Mac!!!

2013-05-21: Sorry, but any pitcher who goes on the DL because they punched their locker is kind of a dummy.

2013-05-21: So, yeah, Josh Willingham struck out looking on the pitch before he hit the homer in the 9th. …

2013-05-20: Introducing Complete! A Trading Card Checklist App for iOS t.co/gzgq1v44N…

2013-05-20: A great night at the ballpark. I love baseball so damn much.

2013-05-20: Introducing Complete! A Trading Card Checklist App In the winter of 1982, the TI 99/4A became the first personal computer to be carried in the JC …

2013-05-20: A heck of a night at the ballpark. Thanks @Julio_Teheran !!!!

2013-05-20: JULIO TEHERAN!!!!!!

2013-05-20: I’d send Julio out to throw one pitch in the 9th to get his ovation coming out.

2013-05-20: Oh man, I thought Justin had that one.

2013-05-20: Stupid crowd. Always picks the wrong song.

2013-05-20: #TeamFatJuan #TeamRoadRunner

2013-05-20: I spend half my life looking at ball cards and I don’t know 5 of the starting Twins.

2013-05-20: Lets go Braves! t.co/PIwmXbpjd…

2013-05-19: Gosh, if only everyone has listened to Andy Van Slyke, the Pirates win the 90, 91 and 92 Series.

2013-05-19: Chip Caray is so full of crap.

2013-05-19: 2013 Bowman Braves: 2 prospects, 5 minis, no Simba or Gattis and the ugliest Hank Aaron card …

2013-05-15: Hey look, we finally found something Prado can’t do.

2013-05-14: Don’t forget, you can own your very own Julio Teheran Diamondbacks jersey. t.co/FosP90ahm…

2013-05-12: Yes, every Braves fan who wants to push a panic button is an idiot. Duh.

2013-05-12: Collecting Simba and Rev: A short story of the cards and careers of Tyler Pastornicky and Andrelton …

2013-05-10: Orange is not flattering to the Panda.

2013-05-10: I guess Simba and Freddie have decided that Cain should throw as few pitches as possible.

2013-05-09: Julio!

2013-05-09: EO? EO? It’s EOF you dummy.

2013-05-09: This -> “@DSimpson88: Plays like that are why people incorrectly assume Pence is a good …

2013-05-08: My wife’s summer camp made the paper. t.co/1nsf2e6zp… t.co/1kTnFINAp…

2013-05-08: #TeamRoadrunner #TeamFatJuan

2013-05-08: Will someone please make Joe stop talking about where the umpire is setting up. Please. Please. …

2013-05-07: Guy throws 59 pitches in two innings, so Freddie and Gattis swing at first pitch??

2013-05-07: Matt Kemp ... Oh Wow This has been making the rounds today and it’s one of the best baseball videos I’ve ever …

2013-05-07: Oh wow. If you aren’t a Matt Kemp fan after watching this, you have no heart. t.co/5Ke49mLEj…

2013-05-06: Wow. Steve Carlton is one of my favorite pitchers of all-time, but the dude has serious …

2013-05-05: I’d fire Hirschbeck too for a variety of reasons. He still got the call right. If Harper had just …

2013-05-05: Harper swung at the pitch AND it was in the zone. Everyone else should hold off on their indignation …

2013-05-05: You don’t have to collect Topps to get new Braves baseball cards. A look at 2013 Panini Prizm …

2013-04-30: 200 Wins for Tim Hudson!!!!

2013-04-30: A reminder that Huddy’s 2011 home run led to 2012’s best baseball card. t.co/O4yLUM56G…

2013-04-30: How awesome is the @TalkingChop home page right now? Huddy! t.co/1eKFVmgNR…

2013-04-30: Watch the replay. The wall didn’t knock that ball out of Harper’s glove. It bounced out before he …

2013-04-30: Tim Hudson is the only human alive for which I’ll say the following and not mean it sarcastically … …

2013-04-30: If you are a card collector with an iPhone or iPad and want to test a simple checklist app for me, …

2013-04-29: I can vouch for Forest. He’s cool.

2013-04-29: Complete! A Trading Card Checklist App Anyone interested in beta testing a new trading card checklist app? If so, go to the link below to …

2013-04-29: If you are interesting in beta testing a simple iOS app for managing trading card checklists, apply …

2013-04-28: Lemmer is a good guy, but he’s not a great announcer.

2013-04-28: Must read!!!! @DSimpson88 interviews @Buster_ESPN for @TalkingChop. Great stuff! Pt 1 …

2013-04-28: The story of one of the most unlikely home runs in Braves history. A Cardboard Memory of the late …

2013-04-25: I want go as far as Jim Bouton and say drafts are un-American, but they are most assuredly …

2013-04-25: RIP Rick Camp t.co/iYSqRrngL…

2013-04-24: Huddy hitting .400.

2013-04-23: Bethancourt looks like the only Braves player with an autograph in 2013 Bowman. Unless I missed …

2013-04-22: On this day in 1969, Bob Lasko got Jim Bouton smashed on Mai Tais. #BallFour

2013-04-21: There’s nothing new to see here. Move along. (Where’s the Simba card?) The Braves of …

2013-04-19: I’ve been looking around online to find something to make me smile. My wife found this. It worked. …

2013-04-17: Jim Powell just announced the shining moment of the game as the moment where Doug Eddings was named …

2013-04-17: Paraphrasing Jim Powell … if a hitter gets 1 out of 3 that’s pretty good so maybe Doug Eddings isn’t …

2013-04-17: Bottom of the 8th.

2013-04-17: I fail to understand why Fredi didn’t run out there for Uggla.

2013-04-17: Take that Doug Eddings.

2013-04-17: Chip Caray thinks the Phillies will “be a factor”! Then it must be so.

2013-04-17: Jason Heyward plays a pretty damn great right field.

2013-04-17: I thought Angel Hernandez was on third today, not behind the plate?

2013-04-17: Attention Braves fans: Heyward lifetime WAR:14.7 Frenchy lifetime WAR: 8.7

2013-04-17: I though Don Denkinger was the architect of the Royals 1985 World Championship?

2013-04-16: Not the last time you’ll see Heyward and Upton go back to back.

2013-04-16: With apologies to @BravesAmerica, EO’F you.

2013-04-16: Hey @mnicolem! Stop taking pictures of their private parts!

2013-04-16: My wife has been taking numerous pictures of Andrelton’s crotch.

2013-04-16: Throwing the ball back on the field? Very original Atlanta. Very original.

2013-04-16: Booing Heyward is classless and not surprising.

2013-04-16: At the Ted! Go Braves!!!!!!!

2013-04-16: On the way to watch the Braves kick the Royals around a bit.

2013-04-16: Is the Prizm being released tomorrow a 2012 or 2013 product? I’m honestly confused.

2013-04-16: Seriously? People want to trade Brian McCann because Gattis has had two great weeks??? I love …

2013-04-16: I’m surprised that Lance Berkman is a diva. I love Wrigley, but the trendy nightclub set at night …

2013-04-16: Who all is heading to the game tonight? I’m taking my wife and Mother in Law.

2013-04-16: I’ve got to go see JR Graham pitch in person. And soon.

2013-04-16: Here’s my occasional reminder that what Bud Selig and Jeffrey Loria did to baseball in Montreal was …

2013-04-15: eTopps I never really cared for eTopps, but I was sitting on some credit and I bought exactly three cards a …

2013-04-15: t.co/cFk2rnvD7…

2013-04-15: Gonna try to go down for the Wednesday game. What’s the cut off for StubHub?

2013-04-15: Read this. Re: Jackie Robinson. t.co/fFiEVc8kK… @nightowlcards

2013-04-14: People aren’t hitting nearly enough ground balls to our shortstop. I wanna see more Simba with …

2013-04-14: Hey, KT, Gibby and Luis … Suck on that. J-BOMB!

2013-04-14: Guess who out-pitched Stephen Strasburg yesterday? Tim Hudson. #natitudeLOL

2013-04-14: He’s rising above the petty actions of his former team. Here’s why I’m collecting …

2013-04-13: Taking my best friend’s 12 yr old kid to his first concert.

2013-04-13: Uh, he was safe. Just sayin’

2013-04-13: That wasn’t an infield fly?

2013-04-13: Yes, last night I gave up on Chip, Joe and the Twidiots, but not the Braves. Great call by Don …

2013-04-12: I can’t take Joe, Chip and panicky dummies on twitter. Yes, I’m cranky. Yes, I’m an ass. Yes, I had …

2013-04-12: Bunk.

2013-04-12: MLB is paying for documents incriminating players??? Ooh, I’ll type some up. I could use the …

2013-04-12: Yep.

2013-04-12: Twitter has taught me that some of the coolest people in the world are Braves fans. And the dumbest.

2013-04-12: Is this typical of CJ Nitowski’s writing? Color me unimpressed. t.co/do9XIhOrk…

2013-04-12: Great stuff on Carlos Quentin’s HBP zone. t.co/6zUv5jISt…

2013-04-12: Despite playing in only 86 games last year, Carlos Quentin led the league in getting HBP. He led the …

2013-04-11: I grew up here so I think this comment is fair coming from me: Columbus, GA is a dump, a hell hole, …

2013-04-10: I’d like to ask the fish to please hit some ground balls to @Andrelton. I need defensive …

2013-04-10: I’m impressed that @scottcoleman55 always finds the dumbest Braves fans to RT. That #TradeHeyward …

2013-04-10: Oh man, this is funny. Brian Giles has issues. Greg Maddux’s line at the end shows why …

2013-04-10: I don’t understand people wanting to trade a star because a rookie has had a great week.

2013-04-08: I’m sitting on two redemptions from Topps for two years now. One is a Heyward/Freeman dual relic, …

2013-04-08: Uh, what was Chris Johnson doing there?

2013-04-08: Forget Milo Hamilton … THIS is the definitive call of Hank Aaron’s number 715 from the great Vin …

2013-04-07: Folks, Huddy is a tough vet and he’s out their scrapping, but this isn’t the same Huddy.

2013-04-07: I’m collecting Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, John Smoltz, Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons. How …

2013-04-06: I say again, I love baseball. I love Braves baseball.

2013-04-06: If only he were gritty …

2013-04-06: The only thing that celebration was missing is Prado and a handful of dirt. (Miss ya Martin, but I’m …

2013-04-06: Oh. My. God.

2013-04-05: G’nite Braves fans.

2013-04-05: Man, I hope the Braves draw Haren a lot this year. #natitude

2013-04-05: How likely is it that I can watch both ends of the Gwinnett DH tomorrow and not hear the Atlanta …

2013-04-05: Oh yeah. I’m starting to get everyone’s man crush on Gattis.

2013-04-05: Oh yeah, digging the vintage Murphy commercial.

2013-04-04: Hey Longo, is the “Rays Way” overrunning a teammate on the base path?

2013-04-04: Roger Ebert? Not only the best American newspaper writer of the last 50 years, but his blog was …

2013-04-04: Why isn’t Andrelton Simmons in Gypsy Queen? Chris Johnson gets a Braves card but not Simmons? …

2013-04-03: Can you imagine the stones it takes to throw that pitch to Chase Freakin’ Utley? Holy cow …

2013-04-03: Holy crap. How can you not love baseball?

2013-04-03: “@BulldogBeing: @JUS10UP10 when I was 15 and you were 14 I think t.co/Sg8xgKoRn…” Remember …

2013-04-03: Chip Caray and Joe Simpson are not so good at their jobs.

2013-04-03: I can’t wait to find out how Heath Bell’s performance last night was Ozzie’s fault.

2013-04-02: I love baseball. Even when it’s mean. Congrats to Darvish. Thanks for reminding me why I keep paying …

2013-04-01: So how come the APD or GSP never setup DUI checkpoints near the Ted? Hundreds would be in deep shit.

2013-04-01: Walden is not impressing me.

2013-04-01: And naturally, the Ted staff throw out the wrong guy.

2013-04-01: Big ass fist fight in 233.

2013-04-01: I honestly hope the drunk woman who fell into and knocked over my wife dies in a car fire. (Sorry. …

2013-04-01: Utley will do that from time to time. No worries.

2013-03-31: And for the first time this season, announcers have annoyed me enough to turn off a game. And it …

2013-03-31: We saw the Ranger defense come into play!!!!! (Of course he was safe, but still …)

2013-03-31: The Rangers vs some AAA team close out spring training tonight. Oh … wait …

2013-03-31: Awesome gift from my father in law!!!!! t.co/aC8n6i7ic…

2013-03-31: Upton Brothers gimmicks, a great Heyward photo and the unnamed Homer. Topps low end sets have hit …

2013-03-30: There’s not a game in the tourney I care about the result with one exception: I’m always happy to …

2013-03-28: Long way to go, but I’m betting @scottcoleman55 is enjoying the game so far.

2013-03-28: Why doesn’t Gammons just go ahead and blow Selig and get it over with?

2013-03-27: Now if I can just convince them to get rid of that sack of garbage Joe Buck …

2013-03-26: I’m a little shocked that CMart may be on his way out. He may be the best in the league at what he …

2013-03-25: One week from right now I’ll be sitting in my seat at the Ted waiting on the first pitch.

2013-03-25: Anger Kills! t.co/6kGH9CZE7…

2013-03-24: Competition benefits Braves collectors. There is no argument to be made in favor of a Topps …

2013-03-21: There’s nothing I enjoy more in sports than watching athletes cry when they lose. Love it. Tickles …

2013-03-21: Awwwww. Is little baby gonna cry?

2013-03-20: Yeah, this @Andrelton kid is pretty damn good.

2013-03-19: I guess with all the BS fake Hammer accounts he had to join twitter. Does that mean we should thank …

2013-03-18: Just read the dumbest blog post ever defending MLBP and Topps colluding to prevent choice and harm …

2013-03-18: Jim Kaat? I miss Harold Reynolds. #ThingsStupidPeopleTweet

2013-03-18: How will Upper Deck get around the problem they had in 2010 with Topps and MLBP?

2013-03-18: Why would Topps pay big $$$ for exclusivity? Only one reason I can think of. Scared of competing.

2013-03-18: Not one damn collector’s life or collection is improved by exclusivity. To say otherwise, makes you …

2013-03-18: No problem with you defending Topps direction or products. (I mean, you’re wrong, but still.) Their …

2013-03-18: Clearly Medlen has lost it. We need Big Red back. #ThingsStupidPeopleTweet

2013-03-18: If you are whining because someone spoiled something for you on Twitter in a live game, you are an …

2013-03-18: So, if Leaf doesn’t care about licenses, and Frank Thomas is on stage with Gray, is he essentially …

2013-03-18: So @stalegum, if licenses don’t matter, does that mean the crowd sourced set is a go?

2013-03-18: I see that the usual suspects who love to defend everything every manufacturer does are fawning over …

2013-03-18: If I understand correctly, Leaf believes they have the right to exploit any individual for their own …

2013-03-17: Lots of legends in this years sticker set. t.co/bTQW1uzx0…

2013-03-17: Found at Target - 2013 Topps MLB Stickers!!!!! t.co/lwsCE0QpG…

2013-03-17: Is this just wishful thinking by D-Backs fans? t.co/EbeQ2R0sG…

2013-03-17: Just noticed that a dog hair is appearing at the top of my @TalkingChop post this morning. Sadly, …

2013-03-17: The Braves of 2013 Topps Heritage, a great if annoying set. t.co/fOv8Y9gFl…

2013-03-15: My wife is getting her head shaved to support childhood cancer. Before picture and donations at …

2013-03-15: I’ve been informed that my wife will be getting her head shaved tomorrow to support childhood cancer …

2013-03-13: I’m opposed to the idea of Greg Maddux helping Gio Gonzales in any way. t.co/RVG0LoBrL…

2013-03-12: Hey @CardJunk … where’s part two?

2013-03-11: Just spent an hour watching @Andrelton clips at t.co/sJJHGMOHG… Can’t wait for the season to …

2013-03-11: Sometimes, I think Andrelton Simmons is going to be far better than even the most optimistic among …

2013-03-11: My friend Todd met a pretty interesting guy at Bass Pro this weekend. t.co/TU8KsIl7K…

2013-03-10: This is the story of a hypocrite and the baseball cards he’s unable to stop himself from …

2013-03-05: Is that Brian Jordan on color? Nevermind. Gimme High School basketball from the land of crap.

2013-03-05: Seriously Comcast? High school basketball … from Florida? Worse, from Polk County, Florida?

2013-03-04: New Jersey! t.co/uNxtpR3xy…

2013-03-03: A look at the groovy and psychedelic 1972 Topps Atlanta Braves team set. t.co/3zLAMChWm…

2013-02-26: Last night, my wife kept walking up to me saying “I’m a bear. Raaar!” I blame you @cbwilkinstweets

2013-02-26: “@scottcoleman55: For the love of God can we not do the whole mammo and yickety thing this season?” …

2013-02-25: Here’s the real deal from 64. One of the two best cards I have from the set. t.co/TldB4dEuR…

2013-02-22: Keeping Up with the Uptons t.co/zGiK28QZf…

2013-02-22: Wait, how can #JasonHeyward be losing 99% to 1%? Is #FaceOfMLB rigged????

2013-02-22: #JasonHeyward gonna lose. Makes me sad. If he does, it won’t be because @DeepCommishment isn’t doing …

2013-02-21: Of course, that doesn’t I’m going to stop using it. Continually. #JasonHeyward

2013-02-21: I’ll cop to being a little sick of the #JasonHeyward hash tag.

2013-02-21: Yes, I’m actually considering purchasing this #JasonHeyward item for my office wall. …

2013-02-21: Finally! I get to listen to #JasonHeyward (the #FaceOfMLB) play baseball again tomorrow.

2013-02-21: #JasonHeyward That’s all I got.

2013-02-21: WHo is this #JasonHeyward of which you speak and why should he be #FaceOfMLB ????

2013-02-20: If you collect baseball cards and aren’t reading @TheWaxFantastic then shame on you. t.co/tikJhC0q …

2013-02-19: Got my Braves tickets for June 28th!

2013-02-17: Collecting the New Guys t.co/EANoFJTR

2013-02-16: #JasonHeyward

2013-02-10: What does 2013 Topps Series One have to offer for Braves fans, player collectors, and set builders? …

2013-02-09: I just wrote nearly 2000 words on Topps Series 1 for Talking Chop tomorrow. Not one of them was …

2013-02-05: “@KevinMcAlpin: … t.co/wM39lOjN” Scully’s call is far greater than Milo Hamilton’s. Everyone should …

2013-02-05: Must read from Joe Pos on the Hammer. t.co/9kKqm0L4 The line at the end is the best.

2013-02-05: Every announcement about rock star autographs makes me less and less interested in Topps Archives.

2013-02-03: 1971 ROY Earl Williams passed away Wed at the age of 64. Here’s a look back at the career of a …

2013-02-03: Is it just me, or are base sets of Series 1 bottoming out on eBay already? I’m seeing listings for …

2013-02-03: Listening to Loveless as I want for the new MBV to download … which is happening in slow motion.

2013-02-02: If you ever get a chance to see Louis CK, you must take it. I laughed and cried so much I was …

2013-02-02: Seriously? People wear coat and ties to a comedy show? Is this the 1950s?

2013-02-02: I can either watch Super Bowl coverage tonight or go see Louis CK at the Fox … hmmm … seems like an …

2013-02-01: RIP Earl Williams 1971 National League Rookie of the Year Earl Williams passed away Wednesday at the age of 64 from …

2013-01-31: Wow. I’m loving the image on the Google home page today. t.co/zcpWGBfX

2013-01-30: Every Braves fan: it’s your duty to read the interview with Craig Kimbrel at @RealTalkingChop. Great …

2013-01-29: The chase starts tomorrow! The chase starts tomorrow! The chase starts tomorrow! The chase starts …

2013-01-29: I was going to say the Die Cuts in Series 1 were the most overrated, overhyped insert I’ve ever laid …

2013-01-29: Set from a case breaker? 20 bucks. A blaster for 20 bucks? 80 cards, only 48 of which are in the …

2013-01-29: Oops. I’m not allowed to express my dislike of Topps Series 1, the overall product. Only positivity …

2013-01-29: The next time I hear the phrase “the chase” I’m going to puke.

2013-01-28: My wife just made me buy us tickets to see NKOTB, 98 Degrees and Boys to Men. What could I have …

2013-01-28: Stan the Man and The Hammer Last week, the mailman brought me a Stan Musial autograph. This week, he brought me the 1959 issue …

2013-01-27: Bobby Cox at Hartsfield!!! t.co/iDkQl8O2

2013-01-27: Are the Sunday hotel card shows in Atlanta any good? Never been.

2013-01-27: What do you do when one of your favorite players has been traded away? Should we still collect …

2013-01-27: Every card in my post on Talking Chop today was received in a purchase from @Dhill37 – Thanks …

2013-01-26: Hank Aaron: “I didn’t just like Stan Musial, I wanted to be like him.”

2013-01-26: The D-Bags (oops) D-Backs don’t deserve a player as classy as Martin Prado. At least their …

2013-01-26: Kind of tacky to slam a former player just because he exercised his CONTRACTUAL right to refuse a …

2013-01-26: MLBTV special on Stan Musial is well worth the time. The interview with Hank at the end is great. …

2013-01-25: I’m really not feeling these die cut cards in Series 1. Maybe they look better in person.

2013-01-25: Crap, crap, crap. No caravan for me today after all.

2013-01-24: Today, the mailman brought me … t.co/82ovwvqE

2013-01-24: Autograph Collection: Stan Musial This came in the mail for me today. I have the original card as well, but this is pretty nice. …

2013-01-24: Wait, who’s going to rub dirt in someone’s hair after a walk off win now?

2013-01-24: Folks baseball has ALWAYS been a business. Grow up!

2013-01-22: Oh boy! It’s almost time to find out what stupid unannounced gimmicks Topps used to “enhance” Series …

2013-01-20: RIP Stan Musial I devoted by Braves Cardboard Sundays post over at Talking Chop to Stan Musial with a few words …

2013-01-20: Every Braves fan gotta read @Buster_ESPN ’s Insider column today. t.co/JVswboSa

2013-01-20: Here’s a look back at the great Stan Musial and his impact on baseball and Hank Aaron. …

2013-01-20: My post on Stan Musial and a few words about his relationship with Hank Aaron is going up on Talking …

2013-01-19: Hank Aaron’s two favorite players as a kid? Jackie Robinson and Stan Musial. He and Stan would …

2013-01-16: So, when does all the pretend phony outrage about Manti T’eo begin? I think it’s hilarious.

2013-01-13: Will Chipper Jones get one last Topps base card? Will 2013 Topps Heritage live up to its potential? …

2013-01-09: Here comes the HOF sanctimony … which means I’m closing TweetBot for the day. Later guys!

2013-01-07: I hate Notre Dame, but Coach Kelly is a classy dude.

2013-01-07: Oh yeah. t.co/5ygqG9Of

2013-01-07: Rudy is the worse movie ever. Gotta take Dramamine before I watch it.

2013-01-07: Someone convince Musburger to retire. Please.

2013-01-07: Don’t most people want baseball hits in their baseball card boxes?

2013-01-06: A look at the new Topps set, cards for the new players and a wish for new autographs. t.co/vhNA1wuZ

2012-12-30: Collecting Dale Murphy … who belongs in the Hall of Fame. t.co/5ijdfQyO

2012-12-23: Five great rookie cards every Braves collector should strive to collect.. t.co/BhrRqjrv

2012-12-20: Simmons Collection: 2012 Bowman Prospects 2012 Bowman Prospects #BP109 2012 Bowman Prospects Silver Ice Parallel #BP109 2012 Bowman …

2012-12-19: Simmons Collection: 2012 Topps Update Series 2012 Topps Update Series #US232 2012 Topps Update Series Black Parallel #US232 2012 Topps Update …

2012-12-16: The Card of the Year Over at Talking Chop, I’ve posted about the card I consider the card of the year. I’ve …

2012-12-09: Collecting the Braves Top 25 Prospects (#10 through #1) t.co/pQBI9w85

2012-12-07: Set Collection: 2002 and 2004 Topps Heritage At some point, I need to get off my lazy ass and organize my 2001, 2003 and 2005 Heritage cards to …

2012-12-05: Set Collection: 1977 Topps Yesterday, I shared my recent 1973 Topps acquisitions as I try to build that set. I’m also …

2012-12-03: Completing Sets and a New Player Collection I haven’t been posting much, but wanted to share some of my good news with my fellow …

2012-12-02: You’ve seen the prospect list. Are you ready to collect their cards? Collecting the Top 25 …

2012-12-01: What’s a fair price for this card? t.co/pCPJ6W54 I offered $49 and the guy cussed at me.

2012-11-30: Not a fan of this time of year though with baseball. I get attached to players. I get that it’s a …

2012-11-30: I’d love to see JJ and Big Red figure things out wherever they end up. It’s a risk though, and not …

2012-11-28: After several false starts this year, my new blog has gone live. t.co/E7KhnSFN I.T. Sucks and …

2012-11-28: So, did anything happen today?

2012-11-28: Eventually, I’d have to go yes on Bonds, McGwire, Clemens and Sosa, but I’d do it while pinching my …

2012-11-28: If voting HOF, I’d go Bagwell, Biggio, E. Martinez, McGriff, Murphy, Piazza, Raines, and Trammell. I …

2012-11-27: Looking for a great read on the business of baseball and on Marvin Miller? Try John Heylar’s The …

2012-11-27: Marvin Miller is dead. t.co/mFXjqTZt

2012-11-27: Marvin Miller is Dead I have nothing really to say other than I was an admirer.  If you want to hear about him from …

2012-11-27: Bowie Kuhn is in the Hall of Fame and Marvin Miller is not.

2012-11-27: Wow. t.co/qD2q4Ja7

2012-11-25: The 420 Dollar Baseball Card Gamble: Are Topps Five Star Baseball’s rewards worth the gamble? …

2012-11-24: Is there anything that ESPN is any good at anymore?

2012-11-24: As for Notre Dame, there’s no institution for which I have less respect. They are TOAST.

2012-11-24: Lane Kiffen is scum. Fits in very well with other recent USC coaches. Hayden too. Their season is an …

2012-11-24: UGA beats Tech. UF beats FSU. SC beats Clemson. The ACC sucks so bad against the SEC they should …

2012-11-24: I hate Brent Musburger. Awful announcer.

2012-11-24: Today in the mail: 1973 Topps Mike Schmidt Rookie Card!

2012-11-24: Topps says, “Card-collecting is also about the chase – for the Rookie card, for the autograph, for …

2012-11-22: To paraphrase Bret Hart, if I were to give the state of Georgia an enema, I’d stick the hose in …

2012-11-22: Do I seem cranky? I get this way whenever I’m in Columbus, GA.

2012-11-22: The single stupidest piece of baseball writing I’ve ever read. t.co/753M1XTC Mitch Albom is a moron. …

2012-11-22: Phil Simms is to announcing what Chris Simms was to playing QB.

2012-11-22: Wow. I never watch CBS football, but is Phil Sims always this awful?

2012-11-21: As if I needed yet another reason to hate the Yankees.

2012-11-20: Hey @flywheels … thanks for turning down @Dhill37’s Tim Hudson relic!

2012-11-19: Relic Collection: Tim Hudson 2007 UD Artifacts Antiquity Relic #AA-TI Here’s the fourth relic that Derek sent my way. (Yeah, I owe him big.) Most of my Huddy …

2012-11-19: I must be an idiot. Why did I buy this when I could have been chasing the variations in Update …

2012-11-18: Smoltz Collection: 2008 Topps Allen & Ginter Relic #AGR-JS Another thanks to Derek for another awesome Allen & Ginter framed relic. I’m now …

2012-11-18: Long time card collectors keep abandoning new product. Is 2012 the tipping point? Does Topps care? …

2012-11-17: Glavine Collection: 2008 Topps Allen & Ginter Relic #AGR-TG Another card that Derek sent my way recently. I dig the A&G framed relics, even if they might …

2012-11-16: Smoltz Collection: 2007 Upper Deck Game Materials #UD-JS Thanks to Derek of Tomahawk Chopping for this AWESOME Smoltzie relic. My Smoltz collection is way …

2012-11-16: This is weird but cool … I think I may have a complete 1972 Topps set. #WhenToppsDidNotSuck

2012-11-15: My wife just asked me who Warren Spahn was. It’s taking all my strength to not call a lawyer.

2012-11-15: Mine. All mine. Yes, that’s a 1953 Bowman Warren Spahn I’m holding. To think, a month and a half ago, I …

2012-11-15: Who needs new Topps cards? Just got this baby in the mail. t.co/Z1rSS5fl

2012-11-15: Look! A Topps product that doesn’t suck. And the closest thing Topps provides to a pure set building …

2012-11-11: A Trip Down the eBay Rabbit Hole, where I find a 1953 Bowman Warren Spahn. t.co/t9XR47Ap

2012-11-04: If the Padres pitchers had been competent, would we remember this game? A Cardboard Memory of The …

2012-11-02: Birthday Present! What did my in-laws get me for my birthday? How about a 1959 Bob Gibson!!! An awesome card from …

2012-11-01: Yep. Still bragging. Got a 1959 Bob Gibson for my birthday. t.co/5HOUeKUr

2012-11-01: Got a birthday present from my in-laws!!! Check this out!!! t.co/7H8gzVF9

2012-11-01: Remember this? Braves and Padres brawl. Pascual Perez at the center. Took 4 at-bats for Padres to …

2012-11-01: Here’s an excellent SI piece on Pascual Perez from 1983. t.co/OODlRc29

2012-11-01: Stunned to hear that Pascual Perez was murdered. I wrote about him this past Sunday. One of the more …

2012-10-30: According to FanGraphs, the 3 best defensive players in the N.L. were, in order, Bourn, Heyward and …

2012-10-30: Whew. I like that sofa.

2012-10-30: If Frenchy wins a gold glove, I’m setting fire to my sofa.

2012-10-30: POST OF THE YEAR. “@BravesAmerica: Yadier is great at catching! Both pitches and herpes.”

2012-10-30: I have to watch Yadier win one first? F that.

2012-10-30: What the hell is Rallycross and why is it on my TV set?

2012-10-30: Joey Votto UZR? 6.5. Freddie Freeman UZR? -4.0. Spare me the gold glove talk.

2012-10-30: No offense to Topps, but if I ponied up 400 dollars for a box of Five Star, I’d be fairly pissed off …

2012-10-29: Right now, I hate the Giants so much I could be an honorary Dodgers fan.

2012-10-29: Congratulations to the Giants who wouldn’t have been in this position without the “great” Melky …

2012-10-28: The slow running catcher, the second baseman with the beard and the pitcher who couldn’t find …

2012-10-27: The first time I ever drove through South Bend, Indiana, I got off the tollway just so I could spit …

2012-10-26: New and HUGE 1972 Topps Trade Bait list going up next week for anyone interested. Tons of cards in …

2012-10-25: Heyward Collection: 2012 Triple Threads Future Phenoms Auto Relic I have a few more Heyward autos to post, and then I’m done. This one showed up in the mail …

2012-10-24: Spinning the number gap in Heritage HIgh Numbers is just pathetic. It’s exactly the type of stupid …

2012-10-24: Stupidity If you are too stupid to number the cards in your sets correctly, then you are too stupid to produce …

2012-10-24: Wait, Topps left a gap with Heritage High Numbers numbering? Seriously? Are they just shitting on …

2012-10-23: The @Braves should put @BravesAmerica on the Tomahawk Team. Who wouldn’t want to see him in that …

2012-10-23: Obviously, the last thing MLB needs is people who say what they think. Individuality should be …

2012-10-23: An owner could address the true problems that prevent his team from winning. May need to fire the …

2012-10-23: Gosh, if it hadn’t been for that awful Ozzie Guillen, the Marlins would have won the World Series …

2012-10-23: Cry Little Children! The idea that there’s a bunch of little five year old Cardinals fans who cried themselves to …

2012-10-22: See what Dock Ellis did to the Reds in this game? t.co/NUiIAKII That’s what I want the Braves to do …

2012-10-22: The idea of some little 5 year old Cardinals fan crying his eyes out tonight after they lose makes …

2012-10-21: Hate new cards? Think you can’t afford vintage? Collecting Vintage Braves Multi-Player Cards. …

2012-10-20: UGA is simply an unimpressive football team.

2012-10-20: Does retweeting a MLB Fan Cave or Topps post just to try and win a box of cards make me a whore? Do …

2012-10-20: UGA is only up by 5 going into the 4th against Kentucky???? It was cute how all those Dawg fans …

2012-10-19: I just bought Ball Four on my Kindle. This is the fifth time I’ve paid for this book. I have a …

2012-10-18: Here’s what pisses me off about HeritageHN … all the conversation is about whether those who buy can …

2012-10-18: Or it would be sold sans-auto and parallels for $19.99 retail.

2012-10-18: Every card on this page is more awesome than every card Topps put out this year. My father-in-law …

2012-10-18: What @nightowlcards said. t.co/F4y4Pvm7

2012-10-15: Hi Y'all Thanks to Fuji, Steve Drennen and Jack Harner for answering my call for Chipper scans. I’ll …

2012-10-14: Yes. I hate 2012 Topps Update Series. Here’s my rant. t.co/Gg012zYC

2012-10-14: Another happy result of Topps’ exclusive contract with MLB: the appalling 2012 Topps Update …

2012-10-09: So, are Huddy’s comments strong enough to earn a fine? I’m guessing no. t.co/pfGeSiQJ

2012-10-09: It was a brutal call because it’s a call that isn’t usually made. It’s that simple. Screw the MLB …

2012-10-08: Infield fucking fly rule. Sigh.

2012-10-07: Friday night was bad. So was 1948, 1958, 1969, 1982, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996 through 2005, 2010 and …

2012-10-06: First time I ever drove the Tri State Tollway, I got off in South Bend just to spit on the ground.

2012-10-06: I know I’m tweeting a lot about the call, but I don’t blame the umpire for the loss. The Braves lost …

2012-10-06: This is a serious question: did last night kill baseball in Atlanta?

2012-10-06: Lots of fans at the games towards the end of the season for Chipper. How are they feeling about …

2012-10-06: Big f’n shock: Peter Gammons, MLB Apologist Professional, supports that call last night. And Harold …

2012-10-06: How about those “disgraceful” Atlanta fans, acting exactly like fans in the other 29 ballparks would …

2012-10-05: That doesn’t mean I support the wild card. The fact is, after 162 games though, the A’s were better.

2012-10-05: Sick of Rangers fans whining. Does the wild card suck? Yes. Don’t like it? Win your damn division. …

2012-10-05: Worst part: my three least favorite teams are in the playoffs. Hate the Yankees. Hate the Cardinals. …

2012-10-05: No matter what, I love the Atlanta Braves, I love baseball, and I hate the infield fly rule.

2012-10-05: Remember when Jason Heyward robbed Molina’s home run? That was cool.

2012-10-05: Did Chipper quit?

2012-10-05: Wow. I’ve seen better t-ball defense.

2012-10-05: Chipper Jones: Great hitter, average defender.

2012-10-05: Gonna be a great day at the Ted! #Choptober t.co/aJHAyhL7

2012-10-04: Beckett: Professional apologists for the baseball card industry.

2012-10-04: There’s no printed publication in all the world less useful than Beckett. Beckett always sucked. …

2012-10-04: Brian McCann is a class act.

2012-10-04: ATL over STL, ATL over WAS, SF over CIN, ATL over SF TEX over BAL, NYY over TEX, DET over OAK, DET …

2012-10-04: Disappointment? Discovering my Shins tickets are the same night as NLDS Game 2.

2012-10-03: Shorter Karl Ravech: Just because Mike Trout was the AL’s most valuable player doesn’t mean I’d give …

2012-10-03: If watching the 2012 A’s doesn’t make you love baseball a little bit more, you’re heartless.

2012-10-03: Ryan Cook. Holy crap. Nice.

2012-10-03: I was hoping for PRIME TIME, but no such luck. This means go A’s, go O’s and go BoSox. I WANT …

2012-10-03: Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha Rangers.

2012-10-03: Craig Kimbrel’s fWAR of 3.4 is higher than any season Mo Rivera was the Yankees closer. (Mo did post …

2012-10-03: I believe all three Braves outfielders have now ended the regular season with fWAR’s over 6.

2012-10-03: Unless it’s a Musial. Or a Lou Brock. Maybe a Bob Gibson.

2012-10-03: The Braves play! I’m going to go drop some cash on some new baseball cards to celebrate. Every …

2012-10-03: Other than my immediate family, virtually everyone I’m related to roots for the Cardinals. Last year …

2012-10-03: Wouldn’t Chip and Joe be better announcers if they’d just stop talking? Never speak again. Really …

2012-10-03: Always happy when Boscan gets to play … ecstatic that he drive in a run! Every organization needs …

2012-10-03: Starting Maholm before Minor would be a slap in Minor’s face considering his good work.

2012-10-03: I think I’m going to make a trip up to Pitt next year to see the Braves play. I love that park.

2012-10-03: I like chaos. t.co/c6OokGGR

2012-10-03: I’d also support Cutch over Braun, Posey and Wright for NL MVP and all for sentimental reasons. …

2012-10-03: I know I’m in the minority, but I can live with Cabrera as MVP. Still, if I had a vote, I’d go …

2012-10-02: I thought the whole point of Topps Update was to show players in their new uniforms? Now they are …

2012-10-02: OK. Now I’m excited to see Ben Sheets pitch his last game. An excellent career and one of the best …

2012-10-02: Deeply disappointed that Sheets will be starting tomorrow. I really wanted to get one last look at …

2012-10-02: I’d have given Hinske the start at 1st over Overbay. Hinske seems more likely to be on the …

2012-10-02: “I would entrust him with ANYTHING IN MY LIFE … In fact, I would TRUST MY LIFE TO HIM.” -Don …

2012-10-02: Would an A’s - Orioles AL Wild Card game virtually guarantee a prime times Braves game?

2012-09-30: Success, failure and the greatness of Chipper Jones. t.co/KabpqNG0

2012-09-27: Need Your Help!!!! Help!!!! I was wondering if some of you could put nine Chipper Jones cards in a sheet, scan them, …

2012-09-27: If you haven’t yet, you should really check out the new Talking Chop. Same great writers, beautiful …

2012-09-24: A journey through Chipper’s missed post-seasons and my hope for one last great Chipper …

2012-09-23: At first glance, Chipper Jones 2010 Upper Deck baseball card looks normal. Look again. t.co/nX1DarSA

2012-09-20: The card industry undergoes an upheaval and Chipper’s career peaks. Collecting Chipper Jones …

2012-09-16: Chipper in LF, and Vinny Freaking Castilla at third? Collecting Chipper Jones (2003 - 2005) …

2012-09-13: Relic Collection: Dale Murphy Now, there’s the Braves classic (or rather classically bad) powder blue uniform. I …

2012-09-13: Ticket Stubs and Chipper Jones Memories: Collecting Chipper Jones (2000 - 2002) t.co/o3XrjWxa

2012-09-12: Relic Collection: Brian McCann (x4) Not much to say here. These McCann relics were picked up from a Thorzul group break. Despite his …

2012-09-09: Collecting Chipper Jones (1998 - 1999) – The first peak of Chipper’s Hall of Fame …

2012-09-08: Heyward Collection: 2011 Topps Tier One Auto #OR-JH I really like the 2011 Tier One autos, even if the color of the right border reminds me a bit too …

2012-09-05: Autograph Collection: Jon Gilmore Gilmore is currently a farmhand of the White Sox and is a former first round draft pick of the …

2012-09-04: Autograph Collection: Cory Rasmus Here we have the younger brother of Toronto Blue Jays mediocrity, Colby Rasmus. Cory is a right …

2012-09-03: Autograph Collection: Joey Devine Here’s another card I “won” in a group break from Thorzul … this …

2012-09-02: It looks like the Braves might have a new ace. Let’s take a look at five of Med Dog’s …

2012-08-29: Relic Collection: Bobby Cox Of all the awesome relic cards I won in Thorzul’s Mondo Summer break, this was easily my …

2012-08-28: Heyward Collection: 2008 Bowman Chrome Auto #BCP121 I knew I had to pull the trigger and buy this card eventually. It certainly isn’t getting …

2012-08-28: Also in today’s mail … t.co/Q2hjy8yd

2012-08-27: A Love Letter Yesterday, over at Talking Chop, I posted what basically amounts to a love letter to Jason Heyward. …

2012-08-25: Group Break Relic Haul Check out the relics I got in Thorzul’s Mondo Summer Group Break. Needless to say, I am …

2012-08-23: Heyward Collection: 2011 Gypsy Queen Autograph If there was any upside to Heyward’s disappointing second season, it’s that the cost …

2012-08-21: Autograph Collection: Andrelton Simmons Bryce Harper has 418 plate appearances in 95 games and has a 1.8 WAR. Simba has 125 plate …

2012-08-20: Autograph Collection: Julio Teheran (Yes, Another) This isn’t a bad looking signature form the kid, but damn, I hate the Just Minors sets. …

2012-08-19: The truth about J-Hey, courtesy of @scottcoleman55. Stop the hate!!! t.co/kh6xF1nl

2012-08-19: On MLB, Civil Rights, and the Rise of Modern Card Collecting. t.co/K8MnjpBd

2012-08-12: Sam Jethroe My newest post is up over at Talking Chop, the best of the several great blogs about the Braves. …

2012-08-12: On Records, Sam Jethroe and his Bowman Baseball Cards of the Early 1950s t.co/asQikHZ9

2012-08-12: Best Harry Caray line ever: “They should have called a welder”. After an equipment man came out to …

2012-08-12: If you only heard Harry Caray at the end, too bad for you. He was legit great for a long, long time.

2012-08-07: Autograph Collection: Peter Moylan For a player like Moylan, I’m typically content with a single autograph, even though …

2012-08-06: Smoltz Collection: 2012 Allen & Ginter Baseball Highlight Sketches One thing about collecting in 2012, I’ve gotten a few new Smoltz cards for my collection. …

2012-08-05: Relic Collection: Martin Prado Martin Prado personally created this relic card. He cut the swatch, designed the card, placed it …

2012-08-05: Five great Braves pitchers. Five great seasons. Five great cards. Spahn, Niekro, Maddux, Glavine and …

2012-08-04: Relic Collection: Michael Bourn It is very important that Frank Wren sign Michael Bourn. This became even more true when I heard …

2012-08-03: Relic Collection: Freddie Freeman If you don’t like Freddie Freeman, then you are a cold, heartless, uncaring human being.

2012-08-02: Relic Collection: Brain McCann I have nothing to say about this card, except that I like that includes a swatch from the road …

2012-07-31: Heyward Collection: 2012 Allen & Ginter Silk Mini Parallel I’m currently in love with this card. I have it beside me right now and I’m whispering …

2012-07-29: Collecting 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter: What’s the best way to complete a set? …

2012-07-28: Autograph Collection: Brandon Beachy and Julio Teheran Tons of commenters over on DOB’s blog and at Talking Chop have decided that Teheran is …

2012-07-27: Autograph Collection: Brandon Beachy The night Beachy threw that complete game shutout I went online and bought four autographs of his. …

2012-07-26: “The Hall of Nearly Great” seeks to preserve memories of players like Dale Murphy and …

2012-07-26: Great stuff from Bob Uecker on the Dempster to the Braves deal. MUST LISTEN!!!! t.co/tSOUn2Qk

2012-07-24: Autograph Collection: Mike Minor I still think Mike Minor will be a major league pitcher. Still, if we had to give up a young arm, …

2012-07-23: (Not) Collecting Melkey Cabrera My latest for Talking Chop. And no, Braves fans don’t like Melkey Cabrera.

2012-07-23: Autograph Collection: Randall Delgado If this deal is Delgado straight-up for Dempster, the Braves got hosed. Randall may not be ready …

2012-07-17: Ooh. I’d rather have this one. t.co/E1evhZi5

2012-07-17: Anyone who buys me the card at the link will be my bestest friend forever!!! t.co/YA81Jtd1

2012-07-16: Yeah, Ozzie was right. t.co/kxBXJOCl Just my opinion.

2012-07-15: Collecting Chipper Jones from 1995 (when his ROY award was robbed) to 1997 (when he was a …

2012-07-01: You can’t always get what you want. I want a Simba Pro Debut auto. t.co/KZcTpIwo

2012-06-10: Another cardboard memory as the Braves retire #29. Smoltz’s next cardboard memory? …

2012-06-09: Alumni weekend is GREAT fun.

2012-06-09: Smoltzy hitting the long ball!!!

2012-06-09: Got bobbleheads!!!! t.co/husIgyNO

2012-06-09: Yeah, we’re early today. t.co/oJOLPj0t

2012-06-08: Walk off celebration. t.co/pGTxe5o1

2012-06-08: Walk Off Celebration Photos taken by my wife, Nicole!

2012-06-08: Last night. t.co/5A9PmwHe

2012-06-08: Two years ago. t.co/3N9ji2Dx

2012-06-08: Three years ago. t.co/A1xJiQuf

2012-06-08: Last Night Photos taken by my wife, Nicole!

2012-06-08: Getting ready to retire number 29!!!! t.co/tadFvgJl

2012-06-08: If you have kids, and you were planning to stay at the Holiday Inn by the park, you might want to …

2012-06-08: Two Years Ago

2012-06-08: Three Years Ago Photos taken by my wife, Nicole!

2012-06-08: We are preparing to head into Atlanta to see Smoltz’s number retired tonight. Sitting up top …

2012-05-13: Remember when Bob Horner hit four home runs in a game? Perhaps these five cards will jog your …

2012-04-22: Autograph Collection: Gregor Blanco I picked this up on one of Thorzul's group breaks late last year. I liked Blanco a lot and I was …

2012-02-17: I Love Baseball <p><p>Your browser does not support …

2012-02-16: Watch this and tell me MLB isnt the greatest game in the world. RIP Gary Carter. t.co/sF3cWUcp

2012-02-16: RIP Gary Carter Gary Carter was my first favorite baseball player. I saw him play in a Memphis uniform in the …

2012-01-15: Autograph Collection: Andruw Jones Part 2 I actually purchased this card before the one I posted yesterday. I had a set a goal of acquiring an …

2012-01-13: Autograph Collection: Martin Prado Yesterday, I established that I thought Triple Threads sucks. I really don't even consider it a …

2012-01-12: Braves Collection: Triple Threads, Triple Relic, The Big 3 Well, here's my latest pickup and I can't really say that it's one of my favorite cards of my …

2012-01-01: Goals for 2012 Set Collecting I finished a number of sets in a flurry at the end of 2011 by choosing to spend my …

2012-01-01: This is the story of my return to card collecting. Its time to start your own story. t.co/IcYWfnsm

2011-12-28: Set Collection: 1980 Topps Superstar 5x7 Photos It’s been a long journey to complete this set. I had a number of cards from the set that I …

2011-12-27: Set Collection: 1985 Topps I’m on an end of year set completion binge. In the past two weeks, I’ve managed to …

2011-12-19: Still Posting At Talking Chop Hi all! Yes, I’m still lazy. However, I have been posting every Sunday over at Talking Chop …

2011-12-08: Lou Whitaker Wait, he's not on the ballot anymore? Absurd.

2011-12-07: Dale Murphy

2011-12-06: Crime Dog

2011-12-05: Edgar Martinez

2011-12-05: Fuck the HOF voters. Fuck them for not putting Ron Santo in when he was alive.

2011-12-04: Alan Trammell

2011-12-04: Mad Dog, Crime Dog, Otis and the waiver wire. Random memories of 1993. t.co/5YXpvcqU

2011-12-03: Jeff Bagwell

2011-11-02: Braves Cardboard Sundays Hi all! Its been awhile … I haven’t disappeared completely. I’ve been working on …

2011-08-24: Mike Flanagan RIP News Story

2011-08-24: Milo Hamilton’s 715 call? It was about Milo Hamilton. Scully gets out of the way of the crowd, …

2011-07-30: Smoltz Collection: 1995 Finest #313 This card is going to sit in my Smoltz binder. It may never be touched by human hands again. Why …

2011-07-30: Maddux Collection: 2008 Bowman Chrome #124 Wow. The white chrome cards from 2008 really POP on my scanner. Hey Greg, when you're posing, it's …

2011-07-29: Braves Collection: Terrell Wade Wade would make 59 appearances with the Braves from 1995 to 1997. He was primarily a "long man" out …

2011-07-27: Braves Collection: Roberto Kelly Remember this guy? Me too. Remember anything he did as a Brave? Not me either. Was he the lead off …

2011-07-25: Braves Collection: Reid Gorecki Does anyone know of Gorecki is still playing in the Yankees minor league system? I like the guy a …

2011-07-23: Glavine Collection: 2001 Upper Deck #372 A lefty about to bring his arm toward the plate? A deadly serious look on his face? A tomahawk …

2011-07-22: Braves Collection: Quilvio Veras One of the forgotten players of the Braves run of 14 straight division championships. Well, I …

2011-07-21: Maddux Collection: 1990 Donruss #158 Oh no. 1990 Donruss. Red borders? No, no, no. Speckles? No, no, no. Just a bad set. Every bit as bad …

2011-07-19: Smoltz Collection: 2007 SP Authentic #3 Oh SP Authentic, how I love thee. Let me count the ways. Eh, never-mind. Great card though. …

2011-07-18: Maddux Collection: 1993 Topps Stadium Club #2 I love Stadium Club, but the back of this card is just awful. I like the pic on the back, and even …

2011-07-16: Maddux Collection: 1996 Collector's Choice #754 You've got to love the look on his face. Who picked this photo? Is this a rib on Maddux? I gotta …

2011-07-15: Braves Collection: Mike Gonzalez I love weird players and this guy was WEIRD. I found his stretch to be fascinating, and perhaps, a …

2011-07-14: Braves Collection: Damon Hollins Damon was an Atlanta Brave for a short time in 1998. He was then traded to the Dodgers and would …

2011-07-13: Smoltz Collection: 1998 Sports Illustrated #114 Thank you for the cool large font name and position! Thank you for the great shot of Smoltz getting …

2011-07-12: Twitter Folks, if you follow me on Twitter (@MadGlavSmoltz), you might think the All-Star festivities have …

2011-07-10: Braves Collection: Tony Cloninger 1968 Topps How do you go 24-11 with a 3.29 ERA and not get even a single vote for the CY Young …

2011-07-09: Smoltz Collection: 2007 Bowman Chrome #138 Bowman designs are just so similar at this point that I have a hard time remembering one …

2011-07-06: Braves Collection: Hoyt Wilhelm 1970 Topps Well, here’s one you can add to the list of things I did not know: Holy Wilhelm …

2011-07-05: Smoltz Collection: 1995 Flair #108 Ooh, look at Fleer getting all fancy. I love the pictures on this card, but that occasional fancy …

2011-07-04: Glavine Collection: SP Authentic #372 I like this card … quite a bit actually. Still, I don’t think the position gimmick to …

2011-07-02: Braves Collection: James Parr 2009 Topps Heritage Not to be critical of Parr himself, but Topps really outdid themselves on the …

2011-06-28: Braves Collection: Gene Oliver 1967 Topps I wonder is a player like Gene Oliver was happy with the Braves move to Atlanta? For one …

2011-06-27: Braves Collection: Jung Bong Redux The return of Mr. Bong. I first featured Mr. Bong in this post, but I decided to replace that card …

2011-06-26: Braves Collection: Jose Oliva Rest in Peace (1971 - 1997)

2011-06-25: Braves Collection: 1964 Topps Giant Warren Spahn A few years ago, I picked up my father-in-law the Mickey Mantle from the 1964 Topps Giant set as a …

2011-06-24: Braves Collection: Jimmy Kremers 1991 Upper Deck I assert that Jimmy Kremers, who only hit .110 in his 1990 cup of coffee with the …

2011-06-23: Braves Collection: Felipe Alou 1968 Topps He may fall well short of being a hall of fame player, but Felipe Alou was a major …

2011-06-22: Braves Collection: Chipper Jones Relic I don’t really seek out Chipper cards, but I often come across some cool ones. I like this a …

2011-06-20: Smoltz Collection: 1997 Limited Counterparts #16 Sure, the design is a little on the boring side, but this is TWO future hall-of-fame pitchers on a …

2011-06-18: Smoltz Collection: 2007 Fleer Ultra #11 One of the sets that came out not long after I left the hobby in the early 90s was Fleer Ultra. I …

2011-06-17: Smoltz Collection: 1998 Donruss Preferred #61 Ooooooohhhhhhhh. Purdy. Berry, berry purdy. (Thanks, yet again, to Derek over at Tomahawk Chopping …

2011-06-15: Glavine Collection: 2000 Fleer Tradition #192 Look at Fleer with their “throwback” design from 2000. We could say it was a blatant rip …

2011-06-15: Two Words: Pops and Prado I just had what might be the best mail day I’ve had since I started trading online. A HUGE …

2011-06-15: I’ll mostly keep the politics off this account … but I agree with 100% everything …

2011-06-14: Glavine Collection: 1997 Pacific Crown Collection #232 Egads I hate Pacific. (No offense anyone!) Everything to the right of that awful Gold border is …

2011-06-12: Glavine Collection: 2001 UD Reserve #94 OK. I’m going to bitch and moan about a good looking baseball card that I’m happy to …

2011-06-09: Autograph Collection: Jordan Schafer This kid has me legitimately excited right now. He certainly hasn't been perfect out of …

2011-06-08: Glavine Collection: 1989 Bowman #267 Here it is, Tom Glavine’s card in the first Bowman set in a billion years. This was the grand …

2011-06-07: Maddux Collection: 2000 SP Authentic Midsummer Classic #MC10 Ooh. I’m not always big on the shiny, but I’m liking the look of this card something …

2011-06-03: Maddux Collection: 1996 Pinnacle SportFlix #8 I used to think the technology used to make these cards was amazing. Those days have passed, but I …

2011-05-31: Want List: 2011 Topps Gypsy Queen Base Set 3 4 9 10 13 14 15 17 19 20 22 23 24 28 31 32 34 36 37 38 39 41 43 46 50 56 60 61 64 65 68 …

2011-05-28: My First Favorite Player As a young kid growing up in Memphis, TN, my favorite baseball team was the Memphis Chicks, then a …

2011-05-26: Glavine Collection: 2005 Leaf #132 I still want to cry every time I see a card of Glavine in that damn Blue and Orange. Still, a nice …

2011-05-20: Maddux Collection: 1990 Classic #T32 OK. I know what you're thinking. You're thinking, "That is one ugly baseball card." If you aren't, …

2011-05-18: Happiness is ... … purchasing a single rack pack of 2011 Bowman and getting the four cards below. Would I …

2011-05-17: Game Day: May 14, 2011 It would be an understatement to say that this is my favorite copy of Game Day I've ever gotten at a …

2011-05-17: Rest in Peace

2011-05-16: NL Player of the Week!!!!

2011-05-14: Went to the Ted Today I got to go to the Ted today and I know who is responsible for Jair Jurrjens losing his perfect …

2011-05-11: Maddux Collection: 1995 Ultra All-Star #12 I'm not sure what I like best about this card. Is it the effective use of a split image, with only …

2011-05-09: Maddux Collection: 1993 Stadium Club Master Photo Until I opened the package containing this card, I hadn't seen or heard of these cards. Hey, it …

2011-05-04: Autograph Collection: Nate McLouth It seems to have become fairly common in Braves circles to refer to Nate as "Pittsburgh Nate" when …

2011-05-02: Autograph Collection: Arodys Vizcaino Coming soon to a starting rotation in the Atlanta area. In fact, make that coming to TWO starting …

2011-05-02: Greg Maddux's Greatest Game gondeee at Talking Chop tweeted the following … Click the tweet above to see the article. An …

2011-05-01: Autograph Collection: Chipper Jones Well, as my first order of business in my return to regular blogging, I give you my most recent …

2011-04-22: A Few Thank Yous Hey all. I’ll be back to it in another week or so but I wanted to send out a few thanks before …

2011-03-31: JASON HEYWARD!!!!!!! First swing of first at-bat in 2010? HOME RUN. Second swing of first at-bat in 2011? HOME RUN. MVP? …

2011-03-31: Opening Day! (I can’t thank everyone enough for their kind comments the other day. It’s an honor to …

2011-03-25: An Embarrassingly Personal Post I guess it’s obvious to everyone who follows my blog that lately, I’ve had the blog on …

2011-03-24: Maddux Collection: 2008 Upper Deck X #83 What an awful design. Why design a card where the player blends into the background? One thing …

2011-03-23: Autograph Collection: Clint Sammons He's a major league receiver for sure. He doesn't seem to be even a AAA hitter though. I believe …

2011-03-22: Autograph Collection: Matt Lipka Is Lipka the Braves long term answer at short? Or will he move to second? Or will he move to …

2011-03-20: Braves Collection: Dave Nicholson 1967 Topps Here’s an example where I can understand why Topps doesn’t have a picture of …

2011-03-17: Maddux and Glavine and Smoltz My three favorite players are in the news a bit today … So, young Cub hurler Andrew Cashner …

2011-03-16: Braves Collection: Kevin Gryboski 2002 Donruss The Rookies It doesn’t happen often, but sometimes, when I buy one of those …

2011-03-15: Braves Collection: Tim Hudson Relic While perusing a table at the FCB National Card show, I stumbled upon a Steve Carlton relic and a …

2011-03-10: Braves Collection: Melky Cabrera 2010 Topps I feel safe in saying that, aside from KK, Melky was the least popular player on the …

2011-03-09: Luis Salazar For those who haven’t heard, Luis Salazar, who played for the Padres and Cubs, among others, …

2011-03-04: Braves Collection: Alex Gonzalez 2011 Topps Series 1 Gold Parallel I’m thinking that this is Gonzalez’s only full …

2011-03-04: Two More Times I Get to Say Thank You!!!! A big thanks to Night Owl (for a few Smoltzies, a Glavine and a stack of 81 Topps from my want list) …

2011-02-28: Maddux Collection: 2005 Leaf Certified Materials #178 It can’t be easy for Braves fans to give up cards of this great pitcher, but I want to thank …

2011-02-26: Ugh So, I’m pretty damned excited to watch the Braves - Mets game on MLB TV today. There’s a …

2011-02-23: Baseball America Top Prospect Braves Well, Baseball America has released their top 100 prospects, and here are the Braves on the list: …

2011-02-22: Set Collection: 2009 Allen & Ginter As I mentioned the other day, I didn’t work a whole lot in 2009, so naturally, I didn’t …

2011-02-22: The Mailman Brought Me Some Awesome!!!! Thanks to Adam from Thoughts and Sox!!! I sent him some of my Red Sox Finest and he sent me a …

2011-02-21: Idiot Hank Steinbrenner is an idiot. This comment has nothing to do with Jeter, but is just a general …

2011-02-21: Glavine Collection: 2005 Playoff Absolute Memorabilia #84 Generally speaking, I don't get a lot of pleasure out of seeing cards of Glavine in a Mets uniform, …

2011-02-19: The Mailman Came Yesterday!!!! Thanks to Jeremy!!!! In return for a dozen and a half 1980 Topps cards from his want list, he sent …

2011-02-18: Braves Collection: Derreck Lee 2011 Topps I was particularly excited when the Braves acquired Derrek Lee for the stretch …

2011-02-16: Braves Collection: Billy Wagner 2011 Topps Diamond Parallel The Braves go into the 2011 season with two possible closers: a lefty …

2011-02-14: The Mailman Commeth!!!! Thanks Colbey!!!! (… for sending me from 2011 Topps: a Derreck Lee for my Atlanta Braves …

2011-01-31: We Have a Winner Congratulations to the Collective Troll who wins the Curt Flood book. I’ve emailed you and I …

2011-01-29: One Last Contest Reminder Here’s one last call for entries in my contest. I’ll cut off new entries about the time …

2011-01-28: A Better Contest Than Mine!!! The Great Orioles Autograph Project is giving away an autographed card of legendary manager Earl …

2011-01-26: Group Break Hit: Random Braves Hits Well, I’ve shown you the hits I got from Thorzul’s December group break. He also ran a …

2011-01-25: Yet Another Contest Reminder In case you didn’t notice, I’m running a contest. If you’re interested in winning …

2011-01-24: Group Break Hit: Bowman Sterling Relics (In case you missed it, I’m running a contest. Click here for details.) I picked up a …

2011-01-23: Contest: Win a Book!!!! Would you like to win the book pictured above? Here's how! Just "Follow" this blog and you'll get …

2011-01-19: Braves Collection: Tito Francona 1969 Topps Tito was a journeyman player who was a solid, if unremarkable hitter for a number of …

2011-01-16: Glavine Collection: 1997 Score Rock and Fire #528 Ho hum. I’ll all for subsets within the base set, especially if they usually a different …

2011-01-14: Must Read Article on Hank Aaron Howard Bryant, the author of the terrific The Last Hero, has written a tremendous feature for ESPN …

2011-01-11: Redemption: More Than I Expected I posted a few months ago about a surprise purchase I made at my LCS. In one of the boxes were three …

2011-01-07: Was It Worth It? Part Five 2010 Topps Year in Chrome Box #1 The Good 1. Jason Heyward!!! 2. Mickey Mantle!!! 3. Jackie …

2011-01-03: Yes! Yes! Yes! A guy I traded with a few times off a message board emailed me the other day saying he had a card …

2011-01-03: Chicago Sports Writers From 1997 to 2000, I was fortunate to live in Chicago. I still consider it to be the greatest city …

2010-12-31: Braves Collection: Craig Skok 1979 Topps Hey! He was once traded for the great Fergie Jenkins! I have nothing else to offer on …

2010-12-28: Braves Collection: Rich Mahler 1989 Topps Rick Mahler was the anchor of the Braves pitching staff in the mid 80s and that …

2010-12-27: Braves Collection: Andy Messersmith 1978 Topps Andy Messersmith’s role in bringing down the reserve clause via the Seitz decision …

2010-12-27: Bad Dog!!!!! Never leave an unopened pack of baseball cards within biting distance of my dog.I can only assume …

2010-12-26: Braves Collection: Bob Watson 1983 Donruss In so many ways, Bob Watson has had a fairly remarkable career in baseball. As a …

2010-12-25: Braves Collection: Jason Heyward 2010 Topps I remember it well. A few hours before the game, I went to the App Store on my iPhone …

2010-12-24: Christmas Eve Gift!!!!! From my incredible in-laws, two of the coolest people in the history of the human race … It …

2010-12-24: Braves Collection: Ted Simmons 1988 Topps Ted was a little bit past his prime when he arrived in Atlanta in 1986. (Well, way past …

2010-12-23: Braves Collection: Jeff Francoeur 2006 Upper Deck SP Authentic There was a time I thought this guy was a future MVP. I thought he was …

2010-12-22: Braves Collection: Danny Kolb 2005 Topps Total Silver Parallel Bad. Just bad. Very, very bad. He almost single handedly cost the …

2010-12-22: Me Want This Card Coming to 2011 Topps Heritage

2010-12-20: Braves Collection: JD Drew 2005 Fleer So, the Braves send a journeyman reliever, a former starter  and a starting …

2010-12-17: Braves Collection: Bruce Sutter 1986 Topps Signing Bruce Sutter before the 1985 season sure seemed like a no-brainer at the time …

2010-12-16: Braves Collection: Diory Hernandez 2009 Topps Yesterday, I featured a card of light hitting utility man Brandon Hicks. Today, I …

2010-12-15: A Reminder!!!! If you love classic baseball, the MLB Network will be broadcasting Game 7 of the 1960 World Series …

2010-12-15: 2011 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball Here it is. Any thoughts? I’m undecided at the moment.

2010-12-15: Braves Collection: Brandon Hicks 2007 Donruss Elite Extra Edition I don’t want to dump too much on Brandon Hicks. Players like …

2010-12-14: Wicked Trade #7: Even More Stuff I recently completed what is easily my favorite trade in my life so far. Thanks to the Wicked Ortega …

2010-12-14: Braves Collection: Cito Gaston 1978 Topps So, a few days ago, I praised the MLB Network for their broadcast tomorrow night of Game …

2010-12-13: Wicked Trade #6: Phil Niekro and Rico Carty Relics I recently completed what is easily my favorite trade in my life so far. Thanks to the Wicked Ortega …

2010-12-13: Braves Collection: Jerry Royster 1981 Fleer Jerry Royster was one of those guys you just associated with the Atlanta Braves in the …

2010-12-11: Wicked Trade #4: Tim Hudson Relics I recently completed what is easily my favorite trade in my life so far. Thanks to the Wicked Ortega …

2010-12-11: Braves Collection: Brad Komminsk 1985 Donruss There are certain fans of the Atlanta Braves of a certain age who naturally resist the …

2010-12-10: Wicked Trade #3: Dan Uggla Relics Part One I recently completed what is easily my favorite trade in my life so far. Thanks to the Wicked Ortega …

2010-12-10: Braves Collection: Cecil Upshaw 1972 Topps A few thoughts about Cecil Upshaw and the card on which he's featured: 1 - Cecil is the …

2010-12-09: Braves Collection: Joe Nolan 1980 Topps Here we have another Braves ball player that I'm only familiar with because of his …

2010-12-08: Braves Collection: Francisco Cabrera 1993 Donruss There's a lot of room in right center. If he hits one there we can dance in the …

2010-12-06: Braves Collection: Oddibe McDowell 1990 Upper Deck Truth be told, I remember very little about McDowell. I remember him being in the …

2010-12-06: A Short Irrelevant Note About the NFL I’m not sure what I enjoy more: the Falcons winning or the Bucs losing. Both in the same …

2010-12-05: Braves Collection: John Rocker 2000 Impact I suppose I could go off on a rant here and talk about how I think John Rocker is …

2010-12-04: Braves Collection: Pete Smith 1992 FleerDecember 1985: Traded by Phillies with Ozzie Virgil for Steve Bedrosian and Milt …

2010-12-03: Time for Praise!!! Since I have childishly ranted against Topps and the idiots who vote for the Hall of Fame over the …

2010-12-03: He Belongs in the Hall of Fame One of the coolest of the Cubbies has passed. Rest in Peace. *** UPDATE ***More on Ron Santo and …

2010-12-03: Braves Collection: Glenn Hubbard 1983 Fleer I'm not sure how long it was after my family moved from Memphis to Columbus, Georgia …

2010-12-02: Why Topps Sucks I was so excited about Eric Hinske signing for 2011 that I promptly hit my collection looking for a …

2010-12-02: Braves Collection: Dale Murphy 1987 Donruss Diamond King Here are ten reasons you should be a Dale Murphy fan: 10 - As his skills …

2010-12-01: What is my Braves Collection? In one of my (vain) attempts to bring some focus to my card collection, I decided I wanted to put …

2010-11-30: Autograph Collection: Felix Pie #1 I managed to pull two Felix Pie autographs from two straight boxes a few years ago. I was going to …

2010-11-29: Glavine Collection: 1997 Pinnacle #61 What’s the best way to ruin a nice action shot? A gigantic piece of gold foil! Still, you have …

2010-11-25: Maddux Collection: 1991 Fleer #426 For Turkey Day, I give you this UGLY, UGLY, UGLY baseball card. Be gone Yellow! Be gone!!!!!!

2010-11-21: Autograph Collection: Troy Tulowitzki One of the better autographs I managed to pull myself. Troy is certainly one of the better young …

2010-11-20: Autograph Collection: Don Zimmer I've busted a lot of boxes of Heritage since I got back into collecting in 2005. (At least three a …

2010-11-19: Autograph Collection: Tommy Hanson I pulled this card from the ONLY hobby pack of Topps Series 1  I opened this year. I never …

2010-11-18: Autograph Collection: Hanley Ramirez Hanley was one of my favorite young players but, and maybe I had my head in the sand, I thought he …

2010-11-11: Whoa. Cool. Excellent. So, I purchased a complete set of 2010 Topps Update on eBay (since I didn’t want to waste …

2010-11-09: Get In Now!!!! Just a reminder to everyone that Wicked Ortega is hosting a killer group break with tons of boxes …

2010-11-08: Maddux Collection: 2003 Diamond Kings by Donruss #79 Not only is this a LOUSY portrait of Maddux … but this is a FAKE DIAMOND KING!!! It is not a …

2010-11-02: Happy Birthday to Me … or why my in-laws are better than yours. They go to a lot of antique shops and …

2010-10-27: Can Anyone Help With These Questions? I was out of the game for most of 2009. I spent a good portion of the year either out of work or …

2010-10-26: Maddux Collection: 2003 Playoff Prestige #100 This doesn't do much for me. I mean ... I don't hate it or anything, but does the bottom border …

2010-10-25: Smoltz Collection: 1994 Sportsflics #136 Uh, no thanks.

2010-10-24: Set Collection: 1987 K-Mart I have this great love for baseball cards from the 1980s. It was amazing that almost every retail …

2010-10-23: Autograph Collection: Roger Clemens I was checking out the card rack at our local Target and I found this pack with a 50% sticker on it. …

2010-10-13: I'm out. And with the Rays defeat last night, for me, the 2010 baseball season is over. The playoffs are log …

2010-10-11: THE END. Thank you Bobby. You will be missed. What a great, great season.

2010-10-11: Smoltz Collection: 1994 O-Pee-Chee #39 O-Pee-Chee is all grown up and on their own. Not mimicking Topps ... no. They stopped that in 1993. …

2010-10-09: Surprise Purchase: Finest Braves I’ve always liked Finest, but I’ve never found the break to justify the price. That …

2010-10-09: TROY GLAUS!!!!!!!! RICK ANKIEL!!!!!!!! Enough said. I’m happy because every other single game in the entire post-season has been …

2010-10-08: Surprise Purchase: Bowman Braves

2010-10-08: Surprise Purchase: Bowman Braves Prospect 1/1 This is the first 1/1 I've ever gotten that wasn't a crappy printing plate. I was, of course, …

2010-10-07: Surprise Purchase: Julio Teheran I’ve never been much for prospecting. The items that I collect tend to be very specific and I …

2010-10-04: Surprise Purchase: Fake Patch Autographs So, how’d I make out on the Finest fake patch autographs? Let’s see … …

2010-10-03: One More Time It’s foolish to ever count this team out. Every single time you think it’s over … …

2010-10-03: A Broken Heart I believe it was Bart Giamatti who said that baseball breaks your heart. I’ve been a Braves …

2010-10-03: Surprise Purchase: A Strange Trip to the Card Store About a week ago, it occurred to me that I haven’t been to the little card shop I used to …

2010-10-02: Autograph Collection: Kirby Puckett Although I sort of turned on them in 1991, through the late 80s, I was a Twins fan. They were …

2010-09-30: My tribute to Bobby Cox. goo.gl/uGzS

2010-09-29: Notes About My Visit to the Ted I arrived at the ballpark about an hour and a half before the game started. I went to the Clubhouse …

2010-09-23: The Mindset of the Braves Fan I’m not going to pretend that my heart hasn’t been broken by the play of the Braves the …

2010-09-22: Glavine Collection: 1995 Stadium Club #183 I find it strange that the so-called premium cards were a big reason I stopped collecting in the …

2010-09-18: Autograph Collection: Tim Hudson Look what the mailman brought me! Look what the mailman brought me! Look what the mailman brought …

2010-09-15: Are you looking for a group break? Over at Georgia Mindset, they’re trying to put together a 10 box Topps Chrome group break. …

2010-09-11: Autograph Collection: Omar Infante Where oh where is an Infante autograph card from his time with the Braves? Obviously, you don't give …

2010-09-09: Autograph Collection: Monte Irvin It’s amazing the stuff you can find while looking around Google. Try this search …

2010-09-08: Glavine Collection: 2009 Gwinnett Braves Team Set This is the last professional uniform worn by Tom Glavine. Hey, at least its a Braves uniform. …

2010-09-04: My Maddux List One of my goals in card collecting is to get over 1,200 unique Greg Maddux cards. About a year ago, …

2010-08-30: Braves Collection: 2010 Gwinnett Braves Team Set This is another set I picked up at a recent Gwinnett Braves game. I’m digging the wood-grained …

2010-08-29: Set Collection: 2010 International League Top Prospects I picked this up at a recent Gwinnett Braves game and I have to say, especially for a minor league …

2010-08-23: Bring Back Topps Total I know that people collect for all sorts of different reasons, and that’s cool with me. For …

2010-08-21: Autograph Collection: Phil Niekro Earlier this year, I started participating in some group breaks. I’ve been fortunate enough to …

2010-08-19: Glavine Collection: Atlanta Braves Game Day from August 6, 2010 Make no mistake, when the Atlanta Braves captured the 1991 National League pennant, it was a true …

2010-08-06: Almost there. The ground crew is out.

2010-08-05: At the Ted and it’s still raining. No word on the Glavine ceremony yet.

2010-08-05: Game delay … nothing about the ceremony.

2010-08-02: Autograph Collection: David Price It’s amazing what you can find when you look through some of your older cards. I picked up a …

2010-07-26: Autograph Collection: Brian McCann How can you have the kind of career this guy is having, and have it happen quietly? Yes, there …

2010-07-24: Buying Sets Usually, by this point of the year, I’m still scrambling to complete the sets I started …

2010-07-21: Braves Notes: July 21, 2010 First Place Is it really late July? Are the Braves really 6.5 games ahead of the Mets and 7 games …

2010-07-13: Boom Goes B-Mac!!!! The BEST catcher in the National League. And it isn’t even close. Why do St Louis Cardinal …

2010-07-12: Home Run Derby I hate, hate, hate Chris Berman. (How bad is he? I wish Bobby Valentine and Joe Morgan would talk …

2010-07-08: Book Collection: Of Mikes and Men by Pete Van Wieren Of Mikes and Men, an autobiography by long-time Braves announcer Pete Van Wieren, will undoubtedly …

2010-06-28: My Opinion of the Braves vs Strasburg What he said. And him too. Well, except for the part about Melky. I like him. I’d like him …

2010-06-26: A Love of Baseball Books Since I’ve been a baseball fan for as long as I can remember, I suppose that it makes perfect …

2010-06-16: We are here and we will rock.

2010-06-16: Baseball books are here!!! I bought eight of them. More soon.

2010-06-16: Tommy Hanson owns the AL East!! blogs.ajc.com/atlanta-b…

2010-04-04: My Heritage Blaster Fantasy Team: The Picks OK. Here we go. C - Yadier Molina C - Ramon Hernandez 1B - Justin Morneau 2B - Ben Zobrist SS - …

2010-03-02: So, The Braves Game is On ... I’m excited as can be that the Braves first televised game of the year is on. I’ve got …

2010-02-11: Welcome Back Tom Tom Glavine is, once again, an Atlanta Brave. Good to see that Tom and John Schuerholz can put the …

2010-02-05: A Rambling Post About the State of Baseball If 2009 saw my disenchantment with the baseball card industry grow, it saw a similar disenchantment …

2010-01-29: Why Do I Collect Cards? I started this blog a little over a year ago, and I then began to promptly ignore it. Not sure why. …

2009-07-22: Money, Money, Money Mario over at Wax Heaven posted a link to a page over at Baseball Reference showing the top 100 …

2009-07-22: Smoltz Notes: Smoltz Brings the Funny There was a short article at the Dallas Morning News website about Andruw Jones and his struggles …

2009-07-20: My First Pack of 2009 A&G Thanks to a gift card, I now have a stack of packs of 2009 Allen & Ginter to open. Braves fans, …

2009-07-19: Maddux Collection: Game Day July 16-19, 2009 The free game day publications given out at every Braves home game featured Greg Maddux for the …

2009-07-19: My Wife Loves Me I haven’t been buying baseball cards this year because I’ve spent most of the year not …

2009-07-18: The Number 31 The only thing better than the Braves game on Friday night was the Maddux ceremony that kicked …

2009-07-17: Maddux Notes: Number Retired Today My wife and I are about to head down to the ballpark to see Maddux get his number retired tonight. …

2009-07-17: Quote About Maddux: John Smoltz John Smoltz says …Funny thing is, he’s this mild-mannered, soft-spoken guy who can go …

2009-07-17: I Saw Greg Maddux Pitch I was fortunate enough to see Greg Maddux pitch in person over a dozen times. He is the only player …

2009-07-17: Maddux Collection: 2002 Topps Gallery Heritage (GH-GM) 2002 would be the last year Greg Maddux had an ERA under 3.00. It was his last year with an …

2009-07-16: Maddux Collection: 1999 UD Choice #56 1999 was just another ho-hum great season for the master. His ERA was inflated by giving up 7 earned …

2009-07-14: The 2009 All-Star Game Brian McCann, originally uploaded by Keith Allison.I love the introduction of the players. I love …

2009-07-14: Maddux Collection: 1994 Score #524 Greg Maddux was great in 1993, and in the strike shortened season of 1994, he was even better. His …

2009-07-14: In Honor of Greg Maddux ... As a small tribute to Greg Maddux, I’m going to post a card from each season he spent with the …

2009-07-14: The Cubs Retire #31 Everyone alive today knows about Greg Maddux, but if you didn’t get a chance to see Fergie …

2009-07-07: Smoltz Notes There were a lot of opinions flying around about whether Smoltz should have pitched against the …

2009-07-07: Glavine Notes Next Friday, I'll be at Turner Field watching the Braves retire number 31 in honor of the great Greg …

2009-07-06: Maddux Notes Josh Banks, a young right hander recently recalled by San Diego from AAA, spoke to The Capital about …

2009-06-18: How Did Matt Weiters Learn to Call a Ballgame? According to Baltimore roving catching instructor Don Werner …He told me he and his dad would …

2009-06-04: Glavine Notes: Released! Glavine warms up, originally uploaded by tbridge.I’ve got a lot of thoughts about …

2009-05-13: Braves Collection: Mark Texeira 2008 Upper Deck #48 I don’t like Mark Texeira. Does that make me a bad person? I’m not …

2009-05-13: Braves Collection: Ron Reed 1969 Topps #177 Ron Reed was the strong number two pitcher on the Braves division winning team in …

2009-05-12: Glavine Notes: On His Way Back? Photo by Elb2000Wednesday should give us a glimpse of Tom Glavine’s future as a major league …

2009-05-03: Maddux Collection: 1998 O-Pee-Chee #361 I loved O-Pee-Chee cards back in my late 80s collecting days. I took three years of French in high …

2009-04-26: Maddux Collection: 1996 Bowman's Best #85 Ugly, ugly card.

2009-04-26: Braves Collection: Gerald Perry 1988 Donruss #437 How bad were the Braves in the late 80s? This guy was one of our best players.

2009-04-25: Braves Collection: Randy Johnson 1985 Topps #458 Randy Johnson is not only one of the dominant pitchers of his era, he is one of the …

2009-04-24: Braves Collection: Vinny Castilla 2003 Topps #601 I was awfully disappointed when the Rockies swiped Castilla from us in the expansion …

2009-04-24: Braves Notes: Say What? While searching for information about Glavine’s recovery this morning, I came acorss this …

2009-04-16: Braves Collection: Buzz Capra 1978 Topps #578 In 1974, Buzz’s earned run average of 2.28 was the best in the National …

2009-04-15: Glavine Notes: Mixed Signals Glavine pitching Originally uploaded by MNicoleM On the one hand … All of the early …

2009-04-15: Glavine Collection: 1986 Southern League All-Stars #23 I thought it might be fun to contrast the injured old man with the young left-hander with a …

2009-04-14: Braves Collection: Andres Thomas 1989 Topps #523 Crash and burn? Andres Thomas was a promising young shortstop who turned out, well, …

2009-04-13: Glavine Notes: The End of the Line? Tom Glavine with Myrtle Beach Pelicans, originally uploaded by goirish1990.Tom has been fortunate …

2009-04-09: Braves Collection: Willie Harris 2008 Upper Deck #49 Local boy “done good”! Cairo, GA! Kennesaw State University! Hell …

2009-04-07: Glavine Notes: Still On Track The old guy had another good start … this time in an intrasquad game facing the Gwinnett …

2009-04-07: Braves Collection: Ozzie Virgil 1989 Donruss #145 Ozzie was just a guy. A solid veteran, but totally unremarkable. At least he was …

2009-04-06: Braves Collection: Lum Harris 1969 Topps #196 Lum Harris would be the manager who led the Braves to their first post-season in …

2009-04-06: Braves Notes: Opening Day The Ace Derek Lowe looked like he was worth every penny of that contract. He had the Phillies …

2009-04-05: Maddux Notes: Braves to Retire Number On July 17th, the Braves will retire Greg Maddux’s number 31. He’s the best player I …

2009-04-04: No More Pack Breaks I don’t think I’m going to post anymore pack breaks! After looking at those posted at …

2009-03-31: Braves Collection: David Palmer 1988 Donruss #266 David was part of a group of talented young pitchers that would start their …

2009-03-30: Braves Collection: Manny Acosta 2007 Topps Rookies 1952 Edition #167 Manny is a solid bullpen pitcher who looks to have a lock on …

2009-03-27: Braves Collection: Matt Franco 2003 Topps #510 Matt had one pretty good year in Atlanta and went on to finish his career in Japan. …

2009-03-24: Fifth Blog Bat Around: 1979 I’ve been a baseball fan for as long as I can remember. I can remember playing catch with my …

2009-03-24: Braves Collection: Anthony Lerew 2004 Topps #298 Yet another pitching prospect that just didn’t pan out. Three cups of coffee …

2009-03-22: Braves Collection: Gary Sheffield 2008 Topps Moments and Milestones #52 So, how can a guy about to hit his 500th home run be …

2009-03-21: Braves Collection: Horacio Ramirez 2005 Topps Total Silver Parallel #453 He could have been someone. Or maybe not. He got off to a …

2009-03-19: Maddux: Cubs to Retire the Number 31 The number was worn by a current hall-of-famer (Ferguson Jenkins) and a future hall-of-famer (Greg …

2009-03-15: Brawl Week: I'm Not Sure I can’t say for certain, but I don’t think that Derek Lee liked what Chris Young had to …

2009-03-14: Brawl Week: Cam Footage Most of the baseball footage on You Tube these days is camcorder footage of a fight. The problem is …

2009-03-13: Brawl Week: Ha! The best part of the video of this Jr. College brawl is some girl shrieking about her boyfriend …

2009-03-12: Braves Collection: Chuck James 2008 Upper Deck #42 I was convinced. Chuck James and Horacio Ramirez were going to be the next Tom …

2009-03-11: Braves Collection: Charlie Puleo 1989 Donruss #286 Who is Charlie Puleo? For the life of me, I don’t remember him. I watched a …

2009-03-11: Brawl Week: Not a Bad Idea Kicking the catcher before rushing the mound … not a bad idea.

2009-03-10: Brawl Week: Holy Crap 17 Ejected. The pitcher was arrested.

2009-03-10: Braves Collection: Terry Pendleton 1994 Topps Finest When healthy, TP was a pretty good ballplayer for the Cardinals. In 1990 though, …

2009-03-09: Brawl Week: A Korean Baseball Fight I just finished Ross Bernstein’s The Code: Baseball’s Unwritten Rules and Its …

2009-03-07: I'm Collecting ... The hardest thing for me as a baseball card collector is deciding what I should collect because I …

2009-03-07: 30 Baseball Packs Fire Sale! I went ahead and opened my box of 30 random packs and here’s what I found:2007 Topps Series 1 …

2009-03-06: Christmas Packs: 2008 Topps Updates and Highlights OK, I’m trying to complete this set. My wife gave me a total of 12 packs of this stuff. 10 …

2009-03-06: Christmas Pack: 2008 Bowman Chrome On second thought, I decided to open my lone pack of 2008 Bowman Chrome first. I’m not a …

2009-03-06: I Don't Hate Tom Glavine No matter how hard I have tried to hate Tom Glavine over the years, and believe me, I tried … …

2009-03-05: Christmas Goodies OK, I know Christmas was a little over two months ago, but I haven’t started opening my …

2009-03-04: Chicks Dig the Long Ball I’ve always considered it a shame that Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine didn’t get more …

2009-03-04: The First Post Hi and welcome to my new blog which I hope will be, at the least, mildly entertaining, questionably …

2008-01-01: Topps Total Want List 2005 Base Set Needed: 349 2005 Silver Parallels Needed: 5 54 59 72 118 134 203 213 257 311 385 389 …